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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 ...
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, ...