Digestive complaints in patients with hematologic malignancies undergoing bone marrow transplantation.

@article{SkopLewandowska2011DigestiveCI,
  title={Digestive complaints in patients with hematologic malignancies undergoing bone marrow transplantation.},
  author={Agata Skop-Lewandowska and Emilia Kolarzyk and Aleksander Bartłomiej Skotnicki},
  journal={Onkologie},
  year={2011},
  volume={34 11},
  pages={638-41}
}
The aim of this study was to assess the severity and frequency of complaints affecting the digestive system in 57 patients with hematological malignancies, who underwent allogeneic (Group I, n = 22) and autologous (Group II, n = 35) hematopoietic stem cell transplantation. Chemotherapy-related toxicities affecting the digestive system (mucositis, nausea/vomiting, diarrhea) were assessed according to the WHO scale for organ toxicity. Selection of the feeding route (oral or parenteral) depended… CONTINUE READING
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