High Risk of Hepatitis B Reactivation among Patients with Acute Myeloid Leukemia

  title={High Risk of Hepatitis B Reactivation among Patients with Acute Myeloid Leukemia},
  author={Chien-Yuan Chen and Sheng-Yi Huang and Aristine Cheng and W H Chou and Ming Yao and J L Tang and Woei Tsay and W L Sheng and H. -F. Tien},
  booktitle={PloS one},
BACKGROUND Hepatitis B virus (HBV) infections are common and associated with significant morbidity and mortality in cancer patients. However, the incidence and risk factors of HBV reactivation in patients with acute myeloid leukemia (AML) are rarely investigated. METHODS AML patients followed-up at the National Taiwan University Hospital between 2006 and 2012 were analyzed. The clinical characteristics and laboratory data were retrospectively reviewed. RESULTS Four hundred and ninety… CONTINUE READING
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