Role of busulfan and total body irradiation on growth of prepubertal children receiving bone marrow transplantation and results of treatment with recombinant human growth hormone

@article{Giorgiani1995RoleOB,
  title={Role of busulfan and total body irradiation on growth of prepubertal children receiving bone marrow transplantation and results of treatment with recombinant human growth hormone},
  author={Giovanna Giorgiani and Mauro Bozzola and Franceso Locatelli and Paolo Butta Pierre Picco and Marco Zecca and Mariangela Cisternino and Sandro Dallorso and Federico Bonetti and Giorgio Dini and Carla Borrone},
  journal={Blood},
  year={1995},
  volume={86 2},
  pages={825-31}
}
Seventy-six prepubertal children receiving autologous or allogeneic bone marrow transplantation (BMT) were enrolled in a prospective study on the impact of different pretransplant preparative regimens on growth. Patients were divided into three groups: group I, consisting of 37 children who had received total body irradiation (TBI) and cytotoxic drugs as preparative regimen; group II, including 17 children receiving prophylactic cranial irradiation before being conditioned with TBI and… CONTINUE READING

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