Reply To: HSCT and CAR cell infusions

  • Nancy Tena

    Member
    October 2, 2020 at 11:05 am

    We go hub to hub with all stem cells, CAR-T, NK Cells and CTL’s. 

    Nancy

     

    Nancy Tena, MSN, RN, CNS-BC, CPHON, BMTCN

    7 East Clinical Nurse Specialist,  Hematology/Oncology/BMT

    C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital, Michigan Medicine

    734-232-8702 phone;  ntena@med.umich.edu

     

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    Original Message:
    Sent: 10/2/2020 10:23:00 AM
    From: Nicola Jones
    Subject: RE: HSCT and CAR cell infusions

    We infuse hub to hub for stem cell/bone marrow infusion. We have not yet started CAR infusion but plan to very soon, so I am also interested what other institutions do as well.  Thanks so much!

     

    Nicola Jones, APRN, FNP-C, CPHON, AOCNP

    Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology/Blood & Marrow Transplant

    Norton Children’s Hospital

    231 East Chestnut Street, 7 West

    Louisville, KY 40202

    (502) 629-8817 (P)

    (502) 629-4635 (F)

     

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    Original Message:
    Sent: 10/2/2020 10:11:00 AM
    From: Bonnie Yates
    Subject: HSCT and CAR cell infusions

    At my institution we generally give cell therapy products including (BM, PBSC, and CAR T-cells) hub-to-hub to prevent damage to the cells. I was wondering if anyone could comment on whether their institution gives HSCT and CAR cells through a Clave, T-cap, or other blue connector or if your institution removes the cap and infuses cell therapy products hub-to-hub as we do?

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    Bonnie Yates, CPNP,MS,RN
    Alexandria, VA
    United States
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