Thyroid function in children after allogeneic bone marrow transplantation.

@article{Borgstrm1994ThyroidFI,
  title={Thyroid function in children after allogeneic bone marrow transplantation.},
  author={Birgit Borgstr{\"o}m and Per Bolme},
  journal={Bone marrow transplantation},
  year={1994},
  volume={13 1},
  pages={
          59-64
        }
}
Thyroid function was investigated in 35 children after allogeneic BMT. The study was longitudinal and all patients were followed for at least 5 years. Once a year TSH, T4, T3 and the TRH test were performed. Patients with severe aplastic anemia (n = 6) were transplanted without total body irradiation (TBI) and they had no detectable alterations in thyroid function. Patients with leukemia (n = 27) were conditioned with 10 Gy TBI in one fraction. The accumulated frequencies of thyroid dysfunction… CONTINUE READING

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