Learn More
Cyclosporin A (CsA) absorption is highly variable in BMT patients. Neoral, a new microemulsion formulation of CsA, permits increased absorption with less variable pharmacokinetic parameters in non-BMT patients. We evaluated the pharmacokinetics of CsA after BMT in patients received microemulsion CsA. Two oral doses of 3 mg/kg were given 48 h apart between(More)
Acute graft-versus-host disease (A-GVHD) is a life-threatening complication of allogeneic stem cell transplantation (SCT), and primary therapy consists of high-dose corticosteroids. Patients who fail to respond adequately to corticosteroids require salvage treatment, with anti-T cell antibodies being the most commonly utilized group of agents. We report our(More)
Routine healthcare data is becoming widely available, usually as a result of administrative systems. Other related data are also often available, such as biochemistry results, mortality data, and sometimes prescribing data. These records are often linked via a common identification system or by probability matching techniques. These data sources offer many(More)
Twenty-one patients with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL) felt to be incurable with conventional chemotherapy underwent high-dose chemo +/- radiotherapy and allogeneic sibling donor transplant. The median patient age was 27 years (range 6-47 years); 13 were male and 8 female. By the working formulation, 6 patients at diagnosis had low-grade NHL, 8(More)
  • 1