Evaluation of metabolic syndrome after hematopoietic stem cell transplantation in children and adolescents

Pediatric Blood & Cancer, 04/27/2012

The prevalence of metabolic syndrome (MS) was 32%, which was significantly higher than in a healthy pediatric population. They recommend prolonged follow–up for transplant recipients, coupled with enforcement of preventive measures, such as early diagnosis and encouragement of a healthy lifestyle.

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