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The Rate of Hepatitis B and C Virus Infections and the Importance of HBV Vaccination in Children with Acute lymphoblastic Leukemia
Aim: The aim of the study was to evaluate the rate of hepatitis B and C virus infection and emphasize the importance of hepatitis B virus (HBV) vaccination in leukemic children. Methods: One hundred and sixty children ...
A Prompt Graft-Versus-Thalassemia Effect upon Withdrawal of CyclosporineA in A Child Who Received Allogeneic Peripheral Blood Stem Cell Transplantation
Stable mixed chimerism is a common event in children with thalassemia major who have undergone bone marrow transplantation (BMT). However, persistence of unstable mixed chimerism in these children is associated with a ...
Number of Erythrocyte Transfusions is more Predictive than Serum Ferritin in Estimation of Cardiac Iron Loading in Pediatric Patients with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia.
Background Transfusions with packed erythrocytes is a common practice in pediatric patients with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) who are on chemotherapy. Since there is no physiological excretion mechanism for iron, ...
Successful Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation in a Patient with Congenital Dyserythropoietic Anemia Type II.
Abstract CDA are a group of inherited, rare diseases that are characterized by dyserythropoiesis and ineffective erythropoiesis associated with transfusion dependency in approximately 10% of cases. For these latter patients, ...
Diamond–Blackfan Anemia Associated Withb-Thalassemia Trait
A 14-month-old boy was referred to our hospital for evaluation of severe anemia. In the bone marrow aspiration smear, normal cellularity with severe erythroblastopenia (3%) was observed. The hemoglobin electrophoresis of ...
Cyclosporine Level at the Second Hour in Pediatric Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant Patients
In this retrospective study, cyclosporine levels at the second hour (C2 levels) were measured during oral cyclosporine intake in 28 pediatric hematopoietic stem cell transplant patients, and the relations between cyclosporine ...