Special Issue "Infectious Complications in Patients with Hematologic Malignancies and Allogeneic Stem Cell Transplant Recipients"

A special issue of Hemato (ISSN 2673-6357).

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 28 February 2022.

Special Issue Editors

Dr. Alessandro Busca
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Guest Editor
Azienda Ospedaliera - Universitaria Città della Salute e della Scienza di Torino, Turin, Italy
Interests: stem cell transplantation; cellular therapies; CART cells; infectious complications
Dr. Rodrigo Martino
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Guest Editor
Divison of Clinical Hematology, Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau, Barcelona, Spain
Interests: allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT); conditioning regimens; GVHD; regimen-related toxicity; MDS and AML; chronic myeloproliferative disorders; opportunistric infections in onco-hematology; supportive care in onco-hematology and HSCT; administrative support in HSCTY, including JACIE

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

Over the last 10 to 15 years, the treatment options for patients with hematologic malignancies have seen the blossom of a large number of new agents and new therapeutic strategies like cellular therapies.

Despite achieving remarkable improvements in the management of patients with malignant hematologic disorders, infectious complications still represent a leading cause of morbidity and mortality, thereby limiting the effectiveness of curative strategies.

In this respect, knowledge of the epidemiology and risk factors of infectious complications as well as of the available therapeutic armamentarium may represent a tool of paramount importance to optimize the treatment of hematologic patients.

The aim of this Special Issue is to summarize the current data on bacterial, fungal, and viral infections in hematologic patients, providing the reader with a guide to design an appropriate therapeutic approach to the prophylaxis and treatment of infectious complications.

Dr. Alessandro Busca
Dr. Rodrigo Martino
Guest Editors

Manuscript Submission Information

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Published Papers

This special issue is now open for submission.
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