Reply To: HSCT and CAR cell infusions

  • Rebecca Swanson

    Member
    October 26, 2020 at 9:13 am

    We infuse all stem products via Alaris pump through non-filtered IV tubing and our standard IV connector. I’m unsure of the exact name, as we have recently changed manufacturers.

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    Rebecca Swanson, DNP,CPNP
    Pediatric Heme Onc BMT NP
    Omaha, NE
    United States
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    Original Message:
    Sent: 10-02-2020 09:11 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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