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Table 2 Mobilization data

From: Optimal chemo-mobilization for the collection of peripheral blood stem cells in patients with multiple myeloma

  Cyclophosphamide
(n = 65)
Etoposide
(n = 63)
P value
Median days of leukapheresis, days (range) 3.0 (2–5) 2.0 (2–3) < 0.001
Median number of CD34+ cells (× 106 CD34+/kg) 9.6 (0.2–71.9) 27.6 (0.6–79.8) < 0.001
Median number of CD34+ cells collected at day 1 (×  106 CD34+/kg) 2.8 (0.1–31.4) 12.6 (0.5–39.9) < 0.001
Patients with yield < 2.0 × 106 CD34+/kg, n (%) 7 (10.8) 1 (1.6) 0.062
Patients with yield < 4.0 × 106 CD34+/kg, n (%) 12 (18.5) 1 (1.6) < 0.001