PEDIATRICS

The Graft-Versus-Tumor Effect in Pediatric Malignancy

Oct 3, 2017 by in PEDIATRICS Comments Off on The Graft-Versus-Tumor Effect in Pediatric Malignancy

Because severe forms of the graft-versus-host reaction directed against normal tissues (also termed graft-versus-host disease [GVHD]) also contribute to morbidity and mortality following allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation, major efforts…

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Stem Cell Source and Outcome After Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation (HSCT) in Children and Adolescents with Acute Leukemia

Oct 3, 2017 by in PEDIATRICS Comments Off on Stem Cell Source and Outcome After Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation (HSCT) in Children and Adolescents with Acute Leukemia

Allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation from siblings, unrelated donors or HLA mismatched family members has become an important procedure to offer a chance of cure to children and adolescents with…

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Approach to Optimizing Growth, Rehabilitation, and Neurodevelopmental Outcomes in Children After Solid-organ Transplantation

Oct 3, 2017 by in PEDIATRICS Comments Off on Approach to Optimizing Growth, Rehabilitation, and Neurodevelopmental Outcomes in Children After Solid-organ Transplantation

One of the most critical differences between the posttransplant care of children and adults is the requirement in children to maintain a state of health that supports normal physical and…

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The Adolescent Transplant Recipient

Oct 3, 2017 by in PEDIATRICS Comments Off on The Adolescent Transplant Recipient

Adolescents constitute a significant proportion of pediatric transplant patients, whether they have survived a transplant in early childhood (like most heart and liver recipients) or are transplanted in older childhood…

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