Are HLA antigens a risk factor for acute GVHD in thalassemic patients receiving HLA-identical stem cell transplantation?

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We retrospectively evaluated the association between risk factors and acute graft-versus-host disease (aGVHD) among 182 beta thalassemia patients who received 73 peripheral blood stem cell (PBSC) or 109 bone marrow transplants from HLA-identical siblings between 1991 and 2003. The relationship between the severity of aGVHD was examined for the following… (More)

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@article{Bonab2004AreHA, title={Are HLA antigens a risk factor for acute GVHD in thalassemic patients receiving HLA-identical stem cell transplantation?}, author={Mandana Mohyeddin Bonab and Kamran Alimoghaddam and Sina Vatandoust and F Forouzia and Mohamad Jahani and Ardeshir Ghavamzadeh}, journal={Transplantation proceedings}, year={2004}, volume={36 10}, pages={3190-3} }