Şebnem Yılmaz Bengoa

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Dramatic progress in the treatment of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) has been achieved during the last two decades in Western countries, where the 5-year event-free survival (EFS) rate has risen from 30 to 85 %. However, similarly high cure rates have not always been achieved in all centers in developing countries due to limited sources. We(More)
We examined outcomes of 62 pediatric patients with relapsed or refractory non-Hodgkin lymphoma (rr-NHL) who underwent hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT). The overall survival (OS) and event-free survival (EFS) rates were 65% and 48%, respectively. Survival rates for patients with chemosensitive disease at the time of HSCT were significantly(More)
Salmonella infections are observed frequently in the childhood age group and mostly characterized with gastrointestinal findings. Extraintestinal involvement is observed rarely (8%) (1). Renal involvement has been defined in approximately 3% of the patients. Pyelonephritis, cystitis, hemolytic uremic syndrome, acute renal failure and rarely(More)
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