Exercise capacity in young adults after hematopoietic cell transplantation in childhood

  title={Exercise capacity in young adults after hematopoietic cell transplantation in childhood},
  author={Anders {\"O}berg and Margareta Genberg and Andrei Malinovschi and Hans Hedenstr{\"o}m and Per Frisk},
  journal={American Journal of Transplantation},
  pages={417 - 423}
A symptom‐limited incremental cycle ergometer test was performed in 17 young adult patients treated with hematopoietic cell transplantation and total body irradiation for hematologic malignancies during childhood. These 17 young adult patients were compared with 17 sex‐ and age‐matched healthy control subjects. Assessments of pulmonary function, cardiac function, body composition, and levels of growth hormone were made. The median follow‐up was 17.7 years. Patients achieved 63.2% of the… 
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