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Journal:   INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF HEMATOLOGY-ONCOLOGY AND STEM CELL RESEARCH (IJHOSCR)   JANUARY 2016 , Volume 10 , Number 1; Page(s) 1 To 6.
 
Paper: 

LATE COMPLICATIONS IN ACUTE LEUKEMIA PATIENTS FOLLOWING HSCT: A SINGLE CENTER EXPERIENCE

 
 
Author(s):  VAEZI MOHAMMAD*, GHARIB CYROUS, SOURI MARYAM, GHAVAMZADEH ARDESHIR
 
* HEMATOLOGY-ONCOLOGY AND STEM CELL TRANSPLANTATION RESEARCH CENTER, TEHRAN, IRAN
 
Abstract: 

Background: Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT) is currently the only curative treatment for acute leukemia. As HSCT improves the long-term survival, it is necessary to assess the late-onset complications affecting the quality of life following HSCT. Subjects and Methods: The study included 122 patients (65 male, 57 female) with leukemia (72 AML and 50 ALL) who received transplants from fully- matched siblings, unrelated donors and unrelated cord blood donors between February 2013 and August 2014 in Shariati Hospital. All study participants were over 18 years of age and had the minimum and maximum survival of 2 and 5 years, respectively. Patients who received HLA-haploidentical SCT were excluded from the study. All allogeneic recipients received busulfan and cyclophosphamide as conditioning regimen. Nobody received TBI-based conditioning regimen in this study. Patients were evaluated for cardiovascular, vision, psychological, endocrine, fertility problems and secondary malignancies one year after transplantation. Results: Data were analyzed using SPSS 15.0. Mitral and tricuspid regurgitation (TR/MR) were the most common cardiac complications (n=12, 10.5%).Thirty-nine percent of patients had psychological problems, especially depression (34%). Cataract was observed in 13% of patients and 34% complained of dry eye. Symptomatic pulmonary changes were found in 13 patients (10.6%). None of the HSCT survivors had experienced fertility before study entry. According to LH and FSH levels, 15% and 9% of females had ovarian failure, respectively. Testosterone level was less than normal in 49(84%) men and, according to their FSH and LH level, 20 (41%) had secondary hypogonadism and 29 (59%) had primary gonadal dysfunction. Conclusion: The results showed that patients who received Bu/Cy conditioning regimen experienced fewer late side effects such as cataract formation and hypothyroidism, compared to previous studies using TBI-based conditioning regimen.

 
Keyword(s): HEMATOPOIETIC STEM CELL TRANSPLANTATION (HSCT), LATE COMPLICATIONS, TBI / BUCY REGIMENS
 
 
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VAEZI, M., & GHARIB, C., & SOURI, M., & GHAVAMZADEH, A. (2016). LATE COMPLICATIONS IN ACUTE LEUKEMIA PATIENTS FOLLOWING HSCT: A SINGLE CENTER EXPERIENCE. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF HEMATOLOGY-ONCOLOGY AND STEM CELL RESEARCH (IJHOSCR), 10(1), 1-6. https://www.sid.ir/en/journal/ViewPaper.aspx?id=511518



Vancouver: Copy

VAEZI MOHAMMAD, GHARIB CYROUS, SOURI MARYAM, GHAVAMZADEH ARDESHIR. LATE COMPLICATIONS IN ACUTE LEUKEMIA PATIENTS FOLLOWING HSCT: A SINGLE CENTER EXPERIENCE. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF HEMATOLOGY-ONCOLOGY AND STEM CELL RESEARCH (IJHOSCR). 2016 [cited 2021July24];10(1):1-6. Available from: https://www.sid.ir/en/journal/ViewPaper.aspx?id=511518



IEEE: Copy

VAEZI, M., GHARIB, C., SOURI, M., GHAVAMZADEH, A., 2016. LATE COMPLICATIONS IN ACUTE LEUKEMIA PATIENTS FOLLOWING HSCT: A SINGLE CENTER EXPERIENCE. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF HEMATOLOGY-ONCOLOGY AND STEM CELL RESEARCH (IJHOSCR), [online] 10(1), pp.1-6. Available: https://www.sid.ir/en/journal/ViewPaper.aspx?id=511518.



 
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