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Table 4 Post-transplantation engraftment and responses in 39 patients with high-risk non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma

From: Autologous peripheral blood stem cell mobilization following dose-adjusted cyclophosphamide, doxorubicin, vincristine, and prednisolone chemotherapy alone or in combination with rituximab in treating high-risk non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma

Parameter R-CHOP (n = 14) CHOP (n = 25) P value
Time from APBSC infusion to WBC engraftment (days)a 11 (9–13) 11 (8–14) 0.692
Time from APBSC infusion to PLT engraftment (days)a 12.5 (7–18) 12.0 (9–32) 0.988
Duration of rhG-CSF support from APBSC infusion to engraftment (days)a 8.5 (4–12) 7.0 (3–25) 0.410
CR for B-cell lymphoma [cases (%)]b 14 (100) 4 (50) 0.010
  1. APBSC autologous peripheral blood stem cells, rhG-CSF recombinant human granulocyte colony-stimulating factor; CR, complete response. Other abbreviations as in Tables 1, 2 and 3
  2. aThe values are presented as median followed by range in parentheses; other values are presented as the number of patients followed by percentages in parentheses
  3. bAll the 14 patients in R-CHOP group and 8 patients in CHOP group had B-cell lymphoma