Makoto Shinba

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The prognostic significance of eosinophilia after allogeneic hematopoietic SCT (HSCT) and the relationship between eosinophilia and acute GVHD are not well studied. We retrospectively analyzed 201 adult patients who underwent their first allogeneic HSCT. Seventy-three (36%) patients developed eosinophilia within the first 100 days after HSCT. Eosinophilia(More)
Corticosteroids are often used following allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT) to control complications such as graft-versus-host disease (GVHD). However, there is some concern that corticosteroids may suppress the graft-versus-leukemia effect and increase leukemia relapse. To evaluate the effect of corticosteroids on relapse, we(More)
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