Publications by authors named "Christina Mayerhofer"

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Lipid Apheresis to Manage Severe Hypertriglyceridemia during Induction Therapy in a Child with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia.

Pediatr Hematol Oncol 2020 Sep 6;37(6):530-538. Epub 2020 May 6.

Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Division of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, Medical Center, Faculty of Medicine, University of Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany.

PEG asparaginase is an important and established drug in the treatment of pediatric acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL). Severe hypertriglyceridemia is a rare complication of PEG asparaginase in combination with glucocorticoids. We report a case of excessive hypertriglyceridemia in a child during ALL induction therapy successfully treated by lipid apheresis and give a literature review on the management of hypertriglyceridemia in children treated for ALL.
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September 2020