Chronic Graft versus Host Disease

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Chronic Graft versus Host Disease

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Chronic Graft versus Host Disease" returned 275 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Chronic graft-versus-host disease: clinical presentation of multiple lesions of lichenoid and atrophic pattern.
 

Author(s): Luiza Vasconcelos, Erica Cristina Vieira, Eliana Maria Minicucci, Ana Gabriela Salvio, Mair Pedro de Souza, Mariangela Esther Alencar Marques, Silvio Alencar Marques

Journal: An Bras Dermatol. ;88(5):799-802.

 

Graft-versus-host disease is observed mainly in recipients of hematopoietic cell transplantation and is expressed by cutaneous or systemic signals and symptoms. Graft-versus-host disease is clinically classified as acute or chronic. Chronic Graft-versus-host disease occurs in up to ...

Last Updated: 31 Oct 2013

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Cardiac effects of chronic graft-versus-host disease after stem cell transplantation.
 

Author(s): Ali Dogan, Orhan Dogdu, Ibrahim Ozdogru, Mikail Yarlioglues, Nihat Kalay, Mehmet Tugrul Inanc, Idris Ardic, Ahmet Celik, Leylagul Kaynar, Fatih Kurnaz, Namik Kemal Eryol, Mehmet Gungor Kaya

Journal: Tex Heart Inst J. 2013 ;40(4):428-34.

 

Chronic graft-versus-host disease (GVHD) develops as a result of the immunologic response that donor T-lymphocytes generate against host tissue after allogeneic stem cell transplantation. We tried to elucidate the contribution of cardiac dysfunction to the high morbidity and mortality ...

Last Updated: 1 Oct 2013

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Health related quality of life among patients with chronic graft-versus-host disease in China.
 

Author(s): Xiao-dong Mo, Lan-ping Xu, Dai-hong Liu, Yu-hong Chen, Xiao-hui Zhang, Huan Chen, Wei Han, Yu Wang, Feng-rong Wang, Jing-zhi Wang, Kai-yan Liu, Xiao-jun Huang

Journal: Chin. Med. J.. 2013 Aug;126(16):3048-52.

 

Chronic graft-versus-host disease (GVHD), the commonest long-term complication after allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT), has a negative impact on patients' health related quality of life (HRQoL). This study was designed to investigate the HRQoL in patients with ...

Last Updated: 28 Aug 2013

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The terms "Chronic Graft versus Host Disease" returned 24 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Chronic graft-versus-host disease: disease biology and novel therapeutic strategies.
 

Author(s): Hisakazu Nishimori, Yoshinobu Maeda, Mitsune Tanimoto

Journal: Acta Med. Okayama. 2013 ;67(1):1-8.

 

Graft-versus-host disease (GVHD) is a major complication after allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation. Chronic GVHD often presents with clinical manifestations that resemble those observed in autoimmune diseases. Standard treatment is 1-2mg/kg/day of prednisone or an equivalent ...

Last Updated: 26 Feb 2013

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Oral chronic graft-versus-host disease: current pathogenesis, therapy, and research.
 

Author(s): J W Mays, H Fassil, D A Edwards, S Z Pavletic, C W Bassim

Journal: Oral Dis. 2013 May;19(4):327-46.

 

Optimal management of complex autoimmune diseases requires a multidisciplinary medical team including dentists to care for lesions of the oral cavity. In this review, we discuss the presentation, prevalence, diagnosis, and treatment of oral manifestations in chronic graft-versus-host ...

Last Updated: 9 Apr 2013

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Fibrotic and sclerotic manifestations of chronic graft-versus-host disease.
 

Author(s): Carrie L Kitko, Eric S White, Kristin Baird

Journal: Biol. Blood Marrow Transplant.. 2012 Jan;18(1 Suppl):S46-52.

 

Last Updated: 9 Jan 2012

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Trial of Regulatory T-cells Plus Low-Dose Interleukin-2 for Steroid-Refractory Chronic Graft-versus-Host-Disease
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Chronic Graft Versus Host Disease; Chronic GVHD; Complications of Organ Transplant Stem Cells

 

Last Updated: 27 Jun 2014

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Ofatumumab as Primary Therapy of Chronic Graft Versus Host Disease
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Chronic Graft Versus Host Disease

 

Last Updated: 11 Jun 2014

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A Safety and Efficacy Study of Uvadex and Extracorporeal Photopheresis (ECP) in Chronic Graft Versus Host Disease
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Chronic Graft Versus Host Disease

 

Last Updated: 12 Jun 2013

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