Jan 1, 1977

The effect of extracorporeal blood radiotherapy on the peripheral blood T and B-lymphocytes in chronic lymphadenitis

Folia haematologica : internationales Magazin für klinische und morphologische Blutforschung
E Heilmann, R Nordiek

Abstract

B-lymphocytes and T-lymphocytes were determined before and after therapy in 12 patients with chronic lymphatic leukemia (CLL) treated with extracorporal blood radiation (ECIB). There was a significant decrease of B-lymphocytes (p less than 0.001) from 85.3 +/- 6.55% to 71.55 +/- 10.60% by ECIB, whereas no significant changes could be found in T-lymphocytes. 12 untreated CLL patients, whose B-lymphocytes amounted 83.25 +/- 6.79% with 7.5 +/- 3.42% of T-lymphocytes, were examined as group of comparison. From these findings ECIB is concluded to cause a decrease of accumulated B-cells.

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T-Lymphocyte
Peripheral Blood
Chronic Lymphadenitis
B-Lymphocytes
Cell Density
Lymphadenitis
Extracorporeal Circulation
Radiotherapeutic
Radiation Oncology Specialty
Lymphoid Leukemia

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