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This review aimed to provide updated guidelines for the management of children with acquired aplastic anemia (AA), particularly focusing on hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT).
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Name: Current oncology reports
Similar autoimmune processes (defective T-cell function) take place during the pathogenesis of aplastic anemia (AA) and Graves' disease (GD). Antithyroid drugs used for the management of GD may induce...
We performed the first epidemiologic investigation to examine association of demographics and clinical characteristics at diagnosis, as well as health care expense coverage, with survival of US childr...
Severe aplastic anemia is a rare and potentially life-threatening disease of the bone marrow often requiring allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation. Pathogenesis of the disease can vary an...
We retrospectively compared the outcomes of children with severe aplastic anemia (SAA) who received immunosuppressive therapy (IST) or who underwent hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT) from...
RATIONALE: Immunosuppressive therapies, such as alemtuzumab and cyclosporine, may improve bone marrow function and increase blood cell counts. Giving alemtuzumab together with cyclosporine...
The purposes of this study are threefold: 1) to evaluate the prevalence and risks of oral complications in patients with aplastic anemia; 2) to evaluate if oral problems in these patients...
Acquired Aplastic anemia is one of the most frequent reason of bone marrow failure in East (Pakistan). - The first treatment option is Allogenic Bone Marrow transplantation which is an...
To determine one-year overall survival after a non-myeloablative (NMA) bone marrow transplant for previously-untreated severe aplastic anemia.
The objective of this study is to evaluate the efficacy of romiplostim administered once weekly to Aplastic Anemia (AA) patients with thrombocytopenia refractory to or ineligible for immun...
A form of anemia in which the bone marrow fails to produce adequate numbers of peripheral blood elements.
Acquired hemolytic anemia due to the presence of AUTOANTIBODIES which agglutinate or lyse the patient's own RED BLOOD CELLS.
A systematic statement of policy rules or principles. Guidelines may be developed by government agencies at any level, institutions, professional societies, governing boards, or by convening expert panels. The text may be cursive or in outline form but is generally a comprehensive guide to problems and approaches in any field of activity. For guidelines in the field of health care and clinical medicine, PRACTICE GUIDELINES AS TOPIC is available.
A megaloblastic anemia occurring in children but more commonly in later life, characterized by histamine-fast achlorhydria, in which the laboratory and clinical manifestations are based on malabsorption of vitamin B 12 due to a failure of the gastric mucosa to secrete adequate and potent intrinsic factor. (Dorland, 27th ed)
Directions or principles presenting current or future rules of policy for assisting health care practitioners in patient care decisions regarding diagnosis, therapy, or related clinical circumstances. The guidelines may be developed by government agencies at any level, institutions, professional societies, governing boards, or by the convening of expert panels. The guidelines form a basis for the evaluation of all aspects of health care and delivery.
Blood is a specialized bodily fluid that delivers necessary substances to the body's cells (in animals) – such as nutrients and oxygen – and transports waste products away from those same cells. In vertebrates, it is composed of blo...
Pediatrics is the general medicine of childhood. Because of the developmental processes (psychological and physical) of childhood, the involvement of parents, and the social management of conditions at home and at school, pediatrics is a specialty. With ...