Granulocyte transfusions in hematologic malignancy patients with invasive pulmonary aspergillosis: outcomes and complications.

@article{Raad2013GranulocyteTI,
  title={Granulocyte transfusions in hematologic malignancy patients with invasive pulmonary aspergillosis: outcomes and complications.},
  author={Issam I. Raad and Anne Marie Chaftari and Munirah Al Shuaibi and Yuqiu Jiang and William Shomali and Jorge E. Cortes and Benjamin Lichtiger and Ray Y. Hachem},
  journal={Annals of oncology : official journal of the European Society for Medical Oncology},
  year={2013},
  volume={24 7},
  pages={1873-9}
}
BACKGROUND Granulocyte transfusions (GTXs) have been used successfully as an adjunctive treatment option for invasive infections in some neutropenic patients with underlying hematologic malignancy (HM). PATIENTS AND METHODS We sought to determine the impact of GTX as an adjunct to antifungal therapy in 128 patients with HM and prolonged neutropenia (≥14 days) with a proven or probable invasive aspergillosis (IA) infection by retrospectively reviewing our institutional database. RESULTS… CONTINUE READING
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