Nutritional support in patients with GVHD of the digestive tract: state of the art
- Weight loss and reduced body mass index: a critical issue in children with multiorgan chronic graft-versus-host disease. Browning, B.; Thormann, K.; Seshadri, R.; Duerst, R.; Kletzel, M.; Jacobsohn, D. A. // Bone Marrow Transplantation;Mar2006, Vol. 37 Issue 5, p527
Weight loss and malnutrition are major problems in patients with chronic graft-versus-host disease (GVHD). In adults, low body mass index (BMI) is a predictor for mortality; however, weight loss and BMI have not been studied in pediatric chronic GVHD. A retrospective study on 18 children with...
- ENZO BIOCHEM TREATMENT RIDS TRANSPLANTATION SIDE EFFECTS. // Worldwide Biotech;Jul2000, Vol. 12 Issue 7, p1
Reports on the treatment developed by scientists at Hadassah University Hospital and Enzo Biochem Inc. which reversed the side effects of a graft versus host disease in an individual receiving bone marrow stem cell transplantation.
- A Follicular Lichenoid Eruption as Manifestation of Chronic Graft-vs-Host Disease. Valks, R.; Vargas, E.; Fraga, J.; Peñas, P. F.; Fernández-Herrera, J. // Acta Dermato-Venereologica;09/01/98, Vol. 78 Issue 5, p386
Presents a case report of a bone marrow transplant patient who developed chronic graft-vs-host disease (GVHD) characterized by peculiar, follicular, lichenoid eruptions. Medical history of the patient; Medications given to the patient; Rarity of follicular eruption being the major clinical...
- Playing host to rash and raging diarrhea. Greenwald, David A.; Brandt, Lawrence J. // Cortlandt Forum;6/25/96, Vol. 9 Issue 6, p168
Presents an analysis of a medical case involving a 49-year-old man who was previously diagnosed with multiple myeloma and treated with high doses of chemotherapeutic drugs followed by allogeneic peripheral stem cell transplant. Development of maculopapular rash involving the trunk, palms and...
- Chronic intestinal graft-versus-host disease: clinical, histological and immunohistochemical analysis of 17 children. de Serre, N. Patey-Mariaud; Reijasse, D.; Verkarre, V.; Canioni, D.; Colomb, V.; Haddad, E.; Brousse, N. // Bone Marrow Transplantation;2/1/2002, Vol. 29 Issue 3, p223
Presents a study which investigated the clinical, histological and immunohistochemical features of chronic graft-versus-host disease. Background on the disease; Methodology; Results and discussion.
- graft-versus-host disease. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p979
A definition of the term "graft-versus-host disease" (GVH), which refers to the immunological injury suffered by an immunosuppressed recipient of a bone marrow transplant, is presented.
- Etanercept in graft-versus-host disease. Andolina, M; Rabusin, M; Maximova, N; Di Leo, G // Bone Marrow Transplantation;10/15/2000, Vol. 26 Issue 8, p929
Reports on a case of graft-versus-host disease which developed after bone marrow transplantation and which improved after treatment with etanercept. Performance of a bone marrow transplant on a girl; Health condition of the girl; Information on the conditioning regimen used.
- Pneumocystis cystoides intestinalis with pneumoperitoneum and pneumoretroperitoneum in a patient with extensive chronic graft-versus-host disease. Schulenburg, A; Herold, C; Eisenhuber, E; Oberhuber, G; Volc-Platzer, B; Greinix, H T; Reiter, E; Keil, F; Kalhs, P // Bone Marrow Transplantation;8/1/99, Vol. 24 Issue 3, p331
Pneumatosis cystoides intestinalis is a rare finding of intramural gasfilled cysts in the bowel wall and sometimes free air in the abdomen. A few conditions are reported to cause this disease, one of them being immunosuppression. We describe a 50-year-old Caucasian male with extensive chronic...
- Voriconazole. // Reactions Weekly;2/23/2008, Issue 1190, p26
The article describes cases of two patients who had undergone bone marrow transplantation and had graft-versus-host disease (GVHD) and developed blistering eruptions while receiving voriconazole. The first patient received voriconazole for disseminated Fusarium infection, while the second...