Evaluation of metabolic syndrome after hematopoietic stem cell transplantation in children and adolescents
Pediatric Blood & Cancer, 04/27/2012
Paris C et al. – 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.