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Title: Transient hypoxaemia during neutrophil recovery in febrile patients.
Authors: White, K;Cebon, Jonathan S
Affiliation: Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research, Melbourne Tumour Biology Branch, Austin Hospital, Heidelberg, Australia.
Issue Date: 22-Apr-1995
Citation: Lancet (london, England); 345(8956): 1022-4
Abstract: In previous anecdotal reports, treatment with granulocyte colony-stimulating factor has been associated with pulmonary toxicity. In 35 consecutive admissions for chemotherapy-induced febrile neutropenia, transient hypoxia occurred in 12. 10 of the 12 followed treatment with filgrastim to induce neutrophil recovery. There was no consistent association with cytotoxic regimen.
Internal ID Number: 7536871
Type: Journal Article
Subjects: Adolescent
Fever.complications.drug therapy
Granulocyte Colony-Stimulating Factor.therapeutic use
Middle Aged
Neutropenia.complications.drug therapy
Recombinant Proteins.therapeutic use
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