Epidemiology and prognosis of PTLD after HSCT

Vikas R. Dharnidharka, Thomas G. Gross

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PTLD is a relatively rare but important and feared complication of hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT). Several different types of risk factors (infectious, type of transplant, immunosuppression) are associated with PTLD development after HSCT. Most PTLD cases after HSCT are Epstein-Barr virus positive. Most PTLD cases occur early after HSCT and the survival after PTLD is poor.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationPost-Transplant Lymphoproliferative Disorders
PublisherSpringer International Publishing
Number of pages8
ISBN (Electronic)9783030654030
ISBN (Print)9783030654023
StatePublished - Feb 11 2021


  • Epidemiology
  • Hematopoietic stem cell transplant
  • Post-transplant lymphoproliferative disorders
  • Prognostic factors
  • Risk factors


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