Hyperlipidemia after allogeneic stem cell transplantation: prevalence, risk factors, and impact on prognosis.

@article{Kagoya2012HyperlipidemiaAA,
  title={Hyperlipidemia after allogeneic stem cell transplantation: prevalence, risk factors, and impact on prognosis.},
  author={Yuki Kagoya and Sachiko Seo and Yasuhito Nannya and Mineo Kurokawa},
  journal={Clinical transplantation},
  year={2012},
  volume={26 2},
  pages={E168-75}
}
Hyperlipidemia is one of the late complications after allogeneic stem cell transplantation (SCT). Although intrahepatic cholestasis caused by chronic graft-versus-host disease (GVHD) or calcineurin inhibitors has been considered as possible etiologies, its prevalence, risk factors, and impact on prognosis have not been investigated well. We performed a retrospective analysis of 194 patients who underwent allogeneic SCT between 1995 and 2008 in our institute and survived more than 100 d after… CONTINUE READING