Journal article

Spontaneous pregnancies in female survivors of childhood allogeneic haemopoietic stem cell transplant for haematological malignancies

Samantha Lai-Ka Lee, Karin Tiedemann, Margaret Zacharin

Clinical Endocrinology | WILEY | Published : 2020


OBJECTIVE: Spontaneous pregnancies and live births are rarely reported after hematopoietic stem cell transplant (HSCT). We report spontaneous pregnancy outcomes of sexually active female survivors of childhood allogeneic HSCT, to provide more data for future counselling. DESIGN, PATIENTS AND MEASUREMENTS: Retrospective review of all female survivors of childhood hematological malignancies who had allogeneic HSCT at the Royal Children Hospital between 1985 and 2011. Data was retrieved from medical records, updates from treating hematologist or endocrinologist, and was cross-referenced with self-reported questionnaires. Female survivors who were sexually inactive were excluded from analysis. R..

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