Surgical resection as definitive treatment for refractory GVHD of the colon

@article{Cornell2012SurgicalRA,
  title={Surgical resection as definitive treatment for refractory GVHD of the colon},
  author={Robert Frank Cornell and Joycelynne Palmer and Richard Komorowski and William R. Drobyski},
  journal={Bone Marrow Transplantation},
  year={2012},
  volume={47},
  pages={1366-1367}
}
Allogeneic hematopoietic SCT is a potentially curative treatment for patients with high-risk hematological malignancies. The major complication associated with this form of therapy is GVHD. GVHD is due to the alloactivation of donor T-cells, which results in the production of proinflammatory cytokines, and recruitment of other immune effector cells… CONTINUE READING