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Extracorporeal photopheresis versus alternative treatment for chronic graft-versus-host disease after haematopoietic stem cell transplantation in paediatric patients

  1. Marcus Weitz1,*,
  2. Brigitte Strahm2,
  3. Joerg J Meerpohl3,
  4. Dirk Bassler4

Editorial Group: Cochrane Childhood Cancer Group

Published Online: 25 FEB 2014

Assessed as up-to-date: 11 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD009898.pub2


How to Cite

Weitz M, Strahm B, Meerpohl JJ, Bassler D. Extracorporeal photopheresis versus alternative treatment for chronic graft-versus-host disease after haematopoietic stem cell transplantation in paediatric patients. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2014, Issue 2. Art. No.: CD009898. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD009898.pub2.

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Tuebingen, Department of Pediatrics, Tübingen, Germany

  2. 2

    University Medical School Freiburg, Pediatric Hematology and Oncology Centre for Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Freiburg, Germany

  3. 3

    Medical Center - University of Freiburg, German Cochrane Centre, Freiburg, Germany

  4. 4

    University Children's Hospital, Department of Neonatology, Tuebingen, Germany

*Marcus Weitz, Pediatric Nephrology, University Children's Hospital, Steinwiesstrasse 75, Zurich, 8032, Switzerland. marcus.weitz@kispi.uzh.ch.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: New
  2. Published Online: 25 FEB 2014

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Characteristics of excluded studies [ordered by study ID]

StudyReason for exclusion

Apisarnthanarax 2003Retrospective study on 2 paediatric patients and 62 adults with cGvHD

Balda 1996Case report of 1 child with cGvHD

Besnier 1997Case series of 3 paediatric patients and 4 adults with aGvHD (2 children) and cGvHD(5 children)

Biagi 2000Case report of paediatric patients with cGvHD

Bisaccia 2011Case report of paediatric patient with cGvHD

Child 1999Case series of 11 adults with cGvHD

D'Incan 2000Case series of 3 paediatric patients with GvHD

Dall'Amico 1997Case series of 4 paediatric patients with cGvHD

Flowers 2008Multicentre prospective phase 2 randomised controlled study in people with cGvHD including less than 50% children

Foss 2003Review reporting case series

Foss 2005Study not randomised, not controlled. Prospective, single-arm study on 23 adults and 2 children with chronic cutaneous or visceral GvHD

Halle 2002Case series of 8 paediatric patients with cGvHD

Kanold 2003Case series of paediatric patients with cGvHD

Kanold 2005Review article reporting case series of paediatric patients with aGvHD or cGvHD treated with ECP

Kanold 2007Prospective, not randomised, study in paediatric patients with aGvHD or cGvHD treated with ECP

Looks 1996Case report of paediatric patient with aGvHD

Messina 2003Prospective, not randomised, uncontrolled study of 77 paediatric patients with acute (33 children) or chronic (44 children) immunosuppressive-resistant GvHD

Perotti 1999Prospective, not randomised, uncontrolled study in paediatric patients with aGvHD (1 child) and cGvHD (6 children)

Peters 2000Review article reporting different therapeutic options for GvHD

Rossetti 1995Case report of 1 child with cGvHD

Rossetti 1996Case series of 9 paediatric patients with aGvHD (1 child) and cGvHD (8 children)

Salvaneschi 2001Case series of 9 children with aGvHD and 13 children with cGvHD

Zecca 2000Review article reporting different therapeutic options for GvHD