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fever and trasplant

D Regidor, F J Ahijado, M A Muñoz, M Romero, A Roca, R Diaz-Tejeiro, I Leal, J L Conde
Fever in an immunocompromised patient like the transplanted subject is usually due to an overt or occult infection. Clinicians must make important decisions to find the cause of fever, and also concerning the timing and adequacy of empiric antibiotic therapy. However, occasionally, fever is not due to an infectious cause. A correct identification of its causes may avoid a needlessly prolonged course of antibiotics. Herein we have reported a kidney transplant patient with a febrile syndrome, which appeared after endovascular aortoiliac stent-graft placement, that was finally attributed to a noninfectious cause like postimplantation syndrome...
December 2009: Transplantation Proceedings
E León, R Sosa
The first case of allogeneic bone marrow transplantation in acute myelogenous leukemia (AML) done in Mexico is reported. The patient was a 26 year old Mexican woman who in October 1987 was diagnosed of having AML of the M2 subtype. After three cycles of the TADOP regimen (6-thioguanine, cytosine-arabinoside, doxorubicin, vincristine & prednisone), the patient entered complete remission. Unfortunately, after a seven month period of remission she suffered a relapse which was refractory to a new chemotherapy cycle...
July 1992: Revista de Investigación Clínica; Organo del Hospital de Enfermedades de la Nutrición
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