Do Bone Density, Bone Microarchitecture, and Body Composition Differ in Recipients of Allogeneic Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant? A Cross-Sectional Study from Southern India

The evolution of allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplant (allo-HSCT) as a treatment modality has witnessed the cure of several hematologic conditions such as leukemia, lymphoma, multiple myeloma, myelodysplastic syndromes, thalassemia, and aplastic anemia [1]. The many advances made in this domain and the availability of excellent post-transplant care have ensured increased longevity in recipients of allo-HSCT. It has been demonstrated in previous studies that patients who are disease free at 5 years after HSCT have a 10-year survival rate that exceeds 80% [2].
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The evolution of Allogeneic Haematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant (allo-HSCT) as a treatment modality has witnessed the cure of several haematological conditions such as leukaemia, lymphoma, multiple myeloma, myelodysplastic syndromes, thalassaemia and aplastic anaemia [1]. The many advances made in this domain, and the availability of excellent post transplant care have ensured increased longevity in recipients of allo-HSCT. It has been demonstrated in previous studies that patients who are disease-free at five years after HSCT have a 10-year survival rate that exceeds 80% [2].
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