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03 March 2023: Original Paper

Comparison of Biosimilar Filgrastim with Innovator Fligrastim for Peripheral Blood Stem Cells Mobilization, Collection of CD34+ Stem Cells, and Engraftment in Patients Undergoing Autologous and Allogeneic Stem Cell Transplantation: A Single-Center Experience

Maha M. Islami 1CDE* , Mansoor Ahmed Khan 23ABCDEF , Mohammed A. Aseeri 23A , Majed A. Alshamrani 23E , Abdelmajid Alnatsheh 23ACDE , Sameer Alamoudi 34ADE , Ahmed A. Alzahrani 5E

DOI: 10.12659/AOT.938585

Ann Transplant 2023; 28:e938585

Table 1 Patient characteristics.

AutologousNumber of patients9749 (51%)48 (49%)
Male59 (61%)2831
Female38 (39%)2117
Age37 (16–65)37 (16–65)39 (21–63)
Chemotherapy + filgrastim743539
AllogenicNumber of patients17Allogenic Stem cell transplant patients did not receive any G-CSF as G-CSF was received by healthy donors for mobilization of stem cells and their details are mentioned below in front of healthy donors
Male6 (35%)
Female11 (65%)
Age37 (16–59)
Healthy donorsNumber of donors1789
Male10 (59%)28
Female7 (41%)61
Age33 (9–52)38 (18–47)27 (9–52)

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Annals of Transplantation eISSN: 2329-0358
Annals of Transplantation eISSN: 2329-0358