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Defective Notch activation in microenvironment leads to myeloproliferative disease.
Despite the great importance of nonhematopoietic cells constituting the microenvironment for normal hematopoiesis, the cellular interactions between nonhematopoietic cells themselves are largelyExpand
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Cotransplantation of Marrow Stromal Cells May Prevent Lethal Graft-versus-Host Disease in Major Histocompatibility Complex Mismatched Murine Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation
Marrow stromal cells (MSC) produce a microenvironment supporting hematopoiesis and may contribute immune tolerance because of low immunogenicity and the suppressive effect of alloreactivity. WeExpand
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Mutational characteristics of ANK1 and SPTB genes in hereditary spherocytosis
The aim of this study was to describe the mutational characteristics in Korean hereditary spherocytosis (HS) patients. Relevant literatures including genetically confirmed cases with well‐documentedExpand
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Epidemiology and Clinical Long-term Outcome of Childhood Aplastic Anemia in Korea for 15 Years: Retrospective Study of the Korean Society of Pediatric Hematology Oncology (KSPHO)
Purpose Aplastic anemia (AA) is a rare hematologic disease characterized by pancytopenia and hypocellular marrow. The Korean Society of Pediatric Hematology Oncology investigated retrospectively theExpand
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Long-term outcome after immunosuppressive therapy with horse or rabbit antithymocyte globulin and cyclosporine for severe aplastic anemia in children
Some prospective studies showed that rabbit antithymocyte globulin was inferior to horse antithymocyte globulin as first-line therapy for patients with severe aplastic anemia. We retrospectivelyExpand
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Clinical characteristics and antimicrobial susceptibilities of viridans streptococcal bacteremia during febrile neutropenia in patients with hematologic malignancies: a comparison between adults and
BackgroundThis study was performed to compare the clinical characteristics and antibiotic susceptibilities of viridans streptococcal bacteremia (VSB) between febrile neutropenic adults and childrenExpand
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The Immunomodulatory Effect of Pregabalin on Spleen Cells in Neuropathic Mice
BACKGROUND:There is a strong relationship between pain and immune function. The development of neuropathic pain after peripheral nerve damage occurs with inflammation at the injury site. T lymphocyteExpand
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Clinical characteristics and antibiotic susceptibility of viridans streptococcal bacteremia in children with febrile neutropenia
PurposeThis retrospective study was performed in order to investigate the clinical characteristics and antibiotic susceptibility of viridans streptococcal bacteremia (VSB) in febrile neutropenicExpand
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Serum galactomannan index for early prediction of mortality in immunocompromised children with invasive pulmonary aspergillosis
BackgroundInvasive pulmonary aspergillosis (IPA) is the most common invasive fungal disease in immunocompromised patients, and it has a 30 % mortality rate despite appropriate antifungal therapy.Expand
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Aminoglycoside therapy for childhood urinary tract infection due to extended-spectrum β-lactamase-producing Escherichia coli or Klebsiella pneumoniae
BackgroundThe rate of urinary tract infections (UTIs) due to extended-spectrum β-lactamase (ESBL)-producing bacterial strains requiring carbapenem therapy has been increasing in children. This studyExpand
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