Dolores Caballero-Barrigón

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OBJECTIVES Hemorrhagic cystitis (HC) presenting with gross hematuria, bladder pain and urinary frequency develops in 13-38% of patients following bone marrow transplantation (BMT). The objective of the study was to study the characteristics of patients suffering hemorrhagic cystitis after hematopoietic stem cell transplantation in our center. METHODS We(More)
BACKGROUND the gastrointestinal (GI) tract is the major target site of the graft-versus-host disease (GVHD). Diagnosis is based on endoscopic and histological findings. MATERIAL AND METHODS we performed a retrospective study from January 1st, 1990 to December 31st, 2008 on 338 upper gastrointestinal endoscopies (gastroscopies) performed to 197 patients(More)
Previous reports ascribe a modulating capacity of the immune response to Helicobacter pylori (HP). Our hypothesis was to demonstrate in a prospective study that HP infection could have a protective effect against development of gastrointestinal GvHD in patients receiving allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplantation (HCT). Presence of HP before transplant(More)
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