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E-JCRT CORRESPONDENCE
Year : 2015  |  Volume : 11  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 667

Treatment of massive gastrointestinal bleeding occurred during autologous stem cell transplantation with recombinant activated factor VII and octreotide


1 Department of Pediatric Oncology, Gulhane Military Medical Academy, Ankara, Turkey
2 Department of Hematology, Gulhane Military Medical Academy, Ankara, Turkey

Correspondence Address:
Erman Atas
Department of Pediatric Oncology, Gülhane Military Medical Academy, 06018 Etlik, Ankara
Turkey
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/0973-1482.138106

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After hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT), patients may suffer from bleeding. One of the bleeding type is gastrointestinal (GI) which has serious morbidity and mortality in children with limited treatment options. Herein, we presented a child with upper GI bleeding post autologous HSCT controlled successfully by using recombinant activated factor VII (rFVIIa) and octreotide infusion.


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