F. Javier Bolanos-Meade, Author at Renal and Urology News

F. Javier Bolanos-Meade

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Chronic graft-versus-host disease

Chronic graft-versus-host disease What every physician needs to know: Chronic graft-vs-host disease (GVHD) is a multisystem immune-mediated disorder occurring after allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (SCT) characterized by immunosuppression and immune dysfunction, with many manifestations of the disease resembling autoimmune disorders. Patients with chronic GVHD have an increased risk of infection, impaired organ function, and…

Allogeneic bone marrow transplantation for hematologic malignancies

Allogeneic bone marrow transplantation for hematologic malignancies What every physician needs to know about allogeneic bone marrow transplantation for hematologic malignancies: Allogeneic blood and marrow transplantation Allogeneic blood and marrow transplantation (BMT) (also often called stem cell or hematopoietic cell transplantation) is the treatment of choice for many blood diseases, both malignant and non-malignant. It…

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