Clinical Complications During Transplant

Presentation Description:  Complications during the acute period of hematopoietic-stem-cell transplantation are common and represent a major cause for transplant related morbidity and mortality.  These complications include: engraftment failure, graft-versus-host disease, viral, bacterial and fungal infections as well as specific organ injury.This presentation provided an overview on complications during and after the acute period of hematopoietic stem-cell transplantation. A focus was given to engraftment failure, viral reactivation and pulmonary complications.  Studies conducted in The Hospital for Sick Children were presented.


Tal Schechter-Finkelstein, MD
Assistant Professor
University of Toronto, Toronto, ON
Staff Physician
Division of Hematology/Oncology
The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON

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