Is It Possible to Predict Pulmonary Complications and Mortality in Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation Recipients from Pre-Transplantation Exhaled Nitric Oxide Levels?

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KÖKTÜRK N. , Yildirim F., AYDOĞDU M. , Aki S. Z. , YEGİN Z. A. , ÖZKURT Z. N. , ...Daha Fazla

TURKISH JOURNAL OF HEMATOLOGY, cilt.33, sa.1, ss.34-40, 2016 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 33 Konu: 1
  • Basım Tarihi: 2016
  • Doi Numarası: 10.4274/tjh.2014.0159
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.34-40


Objective: Chemo/radiotherapy-induced free oxygen radicals and reactive oxygen derivatives contribute to the development of early and late transplantation-related pulmonary and extra-pulmonary complications in hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT) recipients. It has been proposed that an increase in fractional exhaled nitric oxide (FeNO) level indicates oxidative stress and inflammation in the airways. The aim of this prospective study is to evaluate the pre-transplantation FeNO levels in HSCT patients and to search for its role in predicting post-transplantation pulmonary complications and mortality.