Chapter 10. Graft-vs.-host Disease and Post-transplant Lymphoproliferative Disease

  1. Professor Andrew J. Cant1,
  2. Dr Angela Galloway2 and
  3. Dr Graham Jackson3
  1. M. Abinun and
  2. J. Cavet

Published Online: 12 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470988763.ch10

Practical Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation

Practical Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation

How to Cite

Abinun, M. and Cavet, J. (2007) Graft-vs.-host Disease and Post-transplant Lymphoproliferative Disease, in Practical Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation (eds A. J. Cant, A. Galloway and G. Jackson), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470988763.ch10

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Consultant Paediatric Immunologist, Director of Paediatric Bone Marrow Transplant Unit, Newcastle General Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne

  2. 2

    Consultant Microbiologist, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle upon Tyne

  3. 3

    Consultant Haematologist, Director of Adult Bone Marrow Transplant Unit, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle upon Tyne

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 12 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405134019

Online ISBN: 9780470988763

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Keywords:

  • graft-vs.-host disease (GVHD);
  • donor T cells;
  • immunobiology;
  • pathophysiology;
  • antigen

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Immunobiology and Pathophysiology

  • aGVHD risk factors

  • Predicting GVHD

  • Acute GVHD (aGVHD)

  • Chronic GVHD

  • Preventing GVHD

  • Post-transplant lymphoproliferative disease (PTLD)