Organ toxicity and quality of life after allogeneic bone marrow transplantation in pediatric patients: a single centre retrospective analysis

@article{MatthesMartin1999OrganTA,
  title={Organ toxicity and quality of life after allogeneic bone marrow transplantation in pediatric patients: a single centre retrospective analysis},
  author={Susanne Matthes-Martin and Michael Lamche and Ruth Ladenstein and Wolfgang Emminger and C Felsberger and Reinhard J Topf and Helmut Gadner and C Peters},
  journal={Bone Marrow Transplantation},
  year={1999},
  volume={23},
  pages={1049-1053}
}
One hundred and fifty five pediatric patients underwent allogeneic bone marrow transplantation between 1980 and 1996 in the St Anna Children’s Hospital in Vienna with an overall survival of 52.3% (81 patients). Seventy-three patients with a minimum observation time of 1 year (1–13 years, median: 4.6) were analyzed retrospectively for chronic GVHD, organ toxicity (WHO score), growth and pubertal development. Chronic GVHD was diagnosed in 20 patients (27.3%), being extensive in 17 cases. Maximum… CONTINUE READING
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