Cognitive and behavioral abnormalities in children after hematopoietic stem cell transplantation for severe congenital immunodeficiencies.

@article{Titman2008CognitiveAB,
  title={Cognitive and behavioral abnormalities in children after hematopoietic stem cell transplantation for severe congenital immunodeficiencies.},
  author={Penny Titman and Elizabeth Pink and Emily Skucek and Katherine O'Hanlon and Tim James Cole and Jane Gaspar and Jinhua Xu-Bayford and Alison E Jones and Adrian J. Thrasher and E. Graham Davies and Paul A. Veys and Hubert Bobby Gaspar},
  journal={Blood},
  year={2008},
  volume={112 9},
  pages={3907-13}
}
Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT) is a highly successful treatment for severe congenital immunodeficiencies. However, some studies have suggested that children may experience cognitive difficulties after HSCT. This large-scale study assessed cognitive and behavioral function for the cohort of children treated by HSCT at one center between 1979 and 2003 to determine the frequency and severity of problems and to identify risk factors. A total of 105 patients were assessed on… CONTINUE READING

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