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Early Gastrointestinal Complications of Stem Cell Transplant - Results of Prospective Study at IRCH, AIIMS, India.
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PMID:  21724528     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Background: The study was conducted with the purpose of finding clinical profile of early gastrointestinal complications of stem cell transplant at this center. Methods: 70 consecutive subjects, who were subject to bone marrow transplant from October 2002 to September 2004, were prospectively studied. The gastrointestinal complications were followed in first 100 days of transplant and recorded in a pre-determined format. Results: Study population comprised of 23 allo-transplant (with 3-non-myelablative procedures) and 47 auto-transplant subjects. Gastrointestinal complications included: nausea and vomiting in 19 (82.60%), mucositis- 20 (86.95%), diarrhea- 15 (65.21%), veno-occlusive disease (VOD) - 3 (13.04%) and acute pancreatitis- 1 (4.34%) in allo-transplant group. Nausea and vomiting occurred 36 (76.59%), mucositis- 46 (97.88%) diarrhea- 39 (82.98%), VOD- 5 (10.64%) in auto- transplant subjects. Acute graft versus host disease (AGVHD) involved gut in 3 and liver in 1 case of allo-BMT-group. Keywords: Stem cell transplant, Mucositis, Veno-occlusive disease, Graft versus host disease.
G M Bhat
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The gulf journal of oncology     Volume:  1     ISSN:  2078-2101     ISO Abbreviation:  Gulf J Oncolog     Publication Date:  2011 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-07-04     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101500911     Medline TA:  Gulf J Oncolog     Country:  Kuwait    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  40-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Medical Oncology, SKIMS, Soura, Srinagar, Kashmir, India, 190011 Post Bag 27, Tel: 91-194-2435825, E-mail:
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