Fábio Luiz Coracin

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INTRODUCTION Autologous hematopoietic stem cell transplantation is a conduct used to treat some hematologic diseases and to consolidate the treatment of others. In the field of nursing, the few published scientific studies on nursing care and early hospital discharge of transplant patients are deficient. Knowledge about the diseases treated using(More)
OBJECTIVES Oral mucositis is a complication frequently associated with hematopoietic stem cell transplantation, decreasing a patient's quality of life and increasing the occurrence of opportunistic infections. The purpose of this study was to determine the incidence and severity of oral mucositis and to assess the correlation of this disease with the oral(More)
OBJECTIVE To validate the minimal criteria of the histopathologic diagnosis of oral chronic graft-versus-host disease, based on the histopathologic classification of the National Institutes of Health and correlate them with clinical features. METHODS Forty-one specimens containing both oral mucosa and salivary glands were analyzed in slides stained with(More)
According to the Brazilian Ministry of Health the cross-sectional studies are important in health policy as the improvement of information systems allowing a diagnosis of the health situation of the population with epidemiological information obtained from primary data (1). Regarding oral health, the diagnosis of dental caries and periodontal disease should(More)
BACKGROUND Allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation with HLA-identical donors has been established for the treatment of acute myeloid leukemia patients for over 30 years with a cure rate of 50% to 60%. OBJECTIVES To analyze the overall survival of patients and identify factors that influence the outcomes of this type of transplant in patients in(More)
BACKGROUND Hodgkin's lymphoma has high rates of cure, but in 15% to 20% of general patients and between 35% and 40% of those in advanced stages, the disease will progress or will relapse after initial treatment. For this group, hematopoietic stem cell transplantation is considered one option of salvage therapy. OBJECTIVES To evaluate a group of 106(More)
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