Joaquín Sánchez-García

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Invasive fungal disease (IFD) causes significant morbidity and mortality among children undergoing allo-SCT. In this prospective pilot study, we analyze voriconazole as primary antifungal prophylaxis. From October 2004 to July 2010, 56 children <18 years of age were enrolled in this study. Patients received voriconazole doses of 5 mg/kg per 12 h (n=23) or 7(More)
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES The development of graft-versus-host disease (GVHD) after allogeneic stem cell transplantation (SCT) for B-lineage acute lymphoblastic leukemia (B-ALL) is associated with a lower probability of leukemia relapse. However, mechanisms by which this GVHD-associated graft-versus-leukemia effect is exerted are poorly understood. In this(More)
Mantle cell lymphoma is routinely considered as a Bcl6-negative B-cell lymphoma carrying the translocation t(11;14). Here we describe a series of five Bcl6-positive mantle cell lymphoma cases, including three classic and two blastoid variants. The proliferative index of these cases, measured with the Ki-67 antibody, was slightly higher than in Bcl6-negative(More)
Early detection of donor-derived hematopoietic restoration after allogeneic stem cell transplantation (allo-SCT) is a crucial issue in the management of heavily immunocompromised patients. The aim of this prospective study was to validate our previously defined cutoff values for reticulocyte maturation parameters as early predictors of hematopoietic(More)
The long-term repopulating capacity of mobilized peripheral blood (MPB) CD34+ cells can be abrogated during ex vivo expansion due to cell-cycle related changes. In this study, we traced cell cycle kinetic and quiescent status of CD34+ cells during ex vivo expansion with exogenous cytokines. The addition of interleukin-3 (IL-3) and interleukin-6 (IL-6) to(More)
BACKGROUND AND AIM In human blood, two main subsets of antigen-presenting-cells (APCs) have been described: plasmocytoid dendritic cells (pDC) and myeloid dendritic cells (mDC) which are further subdivided in CD11c-mDC and CD16-mDC DC. In ulcerative colitis patients (UC) peripheral blood APCs express significant levels of the activation and lack(More)
Survivin is over-expressed in most hematologic malignancies but the prognostic significance of the subcompartmental distribution of wild-type or splicing variants in acute myeloid leukemia has not been addressed yet. Using western blotting, we assessed the expression of wild-type survivin and survivin splice variants 2B and Delta-Ex3 in nuclear and(More)
BACKGROUND Dendritic cell (DC)-based immunotherapeutic protocols are being developed to treat acute myeloid leukemia (AML). So far, DCs for clinical use are obtained from leukemic blasts or from monocytes, after 6 to 10 days of ex vivo culture. However, DC precursors are easily driven to DCs in short-term culture. We tested if DC precursors contained in(More)