GI complications in pediatric patients post-BMT

  title={GI complications in pediatric patients post-BMT},
  author={Collin C Barker and Richard A. Anderson and Reginald S. Sauve and J. Decker Butzner},
  journal={Bone Marrow Transplantation},
Summary:This retrospective study comprehensively examined hepatic and gastrointestinal complications post-bone marrow transplant (BMT) in a heterogeneous group of 132 pediatric patients that underwent 142 transplants. Hyperbilirubinemia occurred in 28% of this population with clinically evident jaundice in 16%. Acute graft-versus-host disease (GVHD) occurred in 46% of the population, with liver involvement in 39% and intestinal involvement in 60% of those with acute GVHD. Veno-occlusive disease… CONTINUE READING


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