Reply To: Thawing Cyropreserved Products

  • Jen Hendricks

    March 3, 2020 at 12:46 pm

    Hi, Kim- 

    We are still using a water bath but also looking into the dry thawer. Can I ask why you don’t allow thawing at the bedside with a water bath?


    Jen Hendricks, BSN, RN, BMTCN
    Stem Cell Transplant Coordinator
    St. Louis Children’s Hospital
    1 Children’s Place
    St. Louis, MO 63113
    Original Message:
    Sent: 02-07-2020 12:12 PM
    From: Kimberly Taylor
    Subject: Thawing Cyropreserved Products


    We are purchasing a new dry plasma thawer for thawing our cryopreserved stem cell products. Wondering what thawers other centers use? We thaw at the bedside can not use a water bath.


    Kim Taylor, MSN, RN, CPNP-AC
    Bone Marrow Transplant Nurse Practitioner
    Nationwide Children’s Hospital