Neutropenic enterocolitis after high-dose chemotherapy and autologous stem cell transplantation: incidence, risk factors, and outcome
Transplant Infectious Disease, 08/08/2012
Gil L et al. – Neutropenic enterocolitis (NE) is a rare but severe complication in patients undergoing autoSCT. Gram–negative bacteria remain the main causative pathogen. Abdominal sonography allows early diagnosis and treatment, effective in most of patients without surgery. In the analysis, NE was seen more often in NHL patients treated with a BEAM regimen.