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Category: Transplant

Prevention and management of hepatic encephalopathy

Mechanism of hepatic encephalopathy Several theories regarding the pathophysiology of hepatic encephalopathy (HE)¬†exist. The leading driver of HE appears to…

Adverse reactions to IVIG infusion

Adverse reactions are seen in up to 20% of patients who receive IVIG. These include: Phlogistic Chills Fever Nausea Vomiting…

Indications for irradiated blood products

Hematology and oncology Leukemia Lymphoma Multiple myeloma Aplastic anemia Pancytopenia Amyloidosis Fludarabine treatment Chronic GVHD (graft versus host disease) Transplant…

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