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Effectiveness of Visual Methods in Information Procedures for Stem Cell Recipients and Donors
Objective: Obtaining informed consent from hematopoietic stem cell recipients and donors is a critical step in the transplantation process. Anxiety may affect their understanding of the provided information. However, use ...
Cobalamin Deficiency Can Mask Depleted Body Iron Reserves
Vitamin B12 deficiency impairs DNA synthesis and causes erythroblast apoptosis, resulting in anaemia from ineffective erythropoiesis. Iron and cobalamin deficiency are found together in patients for various reasons. We ...
Red blood cell alloimmunization in patients with sickle cell disease in Turkey: a single center retrospective cohort study
Purpose: We aimed to investigate erythrocyte alloimmunization frequency and related factors in our region where SCD is common Material and Methods: This study was planned as a single center, cross-sectional and retrospective ...
A Rare Complication Developing After Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation: Wernicke's Encephalopathy
Thiamine is a water-soluble vitamin. Thiamine deficiency can present as a central nervous system disorder known as Wernicke's encephalopathy, which classically manifests as confusion, ataxia, and ophthalmoplegia. Wernicke's ...
Anorectal Complications During Neutropenic Period in Patients with Hematologic Diseases
Background: Neutropenic patients are susceptible to any anorectal disease, and symptomatic anorectal disease afflicts 2-32% of oncology patients. Perianal infections are the most feared complication, considering the lack ...
Therapeutic Potential of Apigenin, a Plant Flavonoid, for Imatinib-Sensitive and Resistant Chronic Myeloid Leukemia Cells
Despite the presence of many therapeutic regimens like imatinib and other tyrosine kinase inhibitors, the development of resistance, intolerance, and side effects makes chronic myeloid leukemia (CML) therapy challenging. ...