INDICACIONES DE LOS FACTORES DE CRECIMIENTO HEMATOPOYETICO EN EL MANEJO DE LAS COMPLICACIONES INFECCIOSAS DE LA QUIMIOTERAPIA

Translated title of the contribution: Indications of hematopoietic growth factors in the management of infectious complications of chemotherapy

J. Hornedo, M. Hidalgo, M. Trigo

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Abstract

Infections are the most frequent complications of antineoplastic chemotherapy, and are facilitated by mucositis and neutropenia, both common side-effects of antineoplastic agents. The present paper addresses the principles of the use of hematopoietic growth factors in this indication, considering their primary and secondary use and discussing other possible indications.

Translated title of the contributionIndications of hematopoietic growth factors in the management of infectious complications of chemotherapy
Original languageSpanish
Pages (from-to)55-60
Number of pages6
JournalInflamacion y Regulacion del Crecimiento Celular
Volume6
Issue numberSPEC. ISS.
StatePublished - Dec 1 1995

Keywords

  • G-CSF
  • GM-CSF
  • chemotherapy
  • complications
  • hematopoietic growth factors
  • infection
  • management

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Immunology

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