A long-term follow-up study on hepatitis B surface antigen-positive patients undergoing allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation.

@article{Hui2005ALF,
  title={A long-term follow-up study on hepatitis B surface antigen-positive patients undergoing allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation.},
  author={Chee-kin Hui and Albert Kwok Wai Lie and Wing-yan Au and Yu-hung Leung and Shing-yan Ma and Winnie W. W. Cheung and Hai-Ying Zhang and Christine Chim and Yok-Lam Kwong and Raymond Cr Liang and George Ka-Kit Lau},
  journal={Blood},
  year={2005},
  volume={106 2},
  pages={
          464-9
        }
}
The long-term hepatic complications after allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT) in hepatitis B virus (HBV) endemic area are unknown. We examined the serological and liver-related outcome of 803 consecutive patients who received allogeneic HSCTs, with a median follow-up period of 83 months (range, 0.5-155 months). Late HBV-related hepatitis occurred in 2 of the 721 hepatitis B surface antigen-negative (HBsAg-) recipients compared with 16 of the 82 HBsAg+ recipients after HSCT… CONTINUE READING

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