S Cesaro

Summary

Affiliation: University of Padova
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Granulocyte transfusions from G-CSF-stimulated donors for the treatment of severe infections in neutropenic pediatric patients with onco-hematological diseases
    Simone Cesaro
    Clinic of Pediatric Oncology Hematology, Department of Pediatrics, University of Padova, Via Giustiniani 3, 35128 Padova, Italy
    Support Care Cancer 11:101-6. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Successful engraftment and stable full donor chimerism after myeloablation with thiotepa, fludarabine, and melphalan and CD34-selected peripheral allogeneic stem cell transplantation in hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis
    Simone Cesaro
    Clinic of Pediatric Oncology Hematology, Department of Pediatrics, University of Padua, Via Giustiniani 3, 35128 Padua, Italy
    Am J Hematol 72:143-6. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint A simplified method of antibiotic lock therapy for Broviac-Hickman catheters using a CLC 2000 connector device
    Simone Cesaro
    Clinic of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, Department of Pediatrics, University of Padova, Via Giustiniani 3, 35128, Padova, Italy
    Support Care Cancer 15:95-9. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Assessment of nephrotoxicity of high-cumulative dose of liposomal amphotericin B in a pediatric patient who underwent allogeneic bone marrow transplantation
    Simone Cesaro
    Department of Pediatrics, Clinic of Pediatric Hematology Oncology, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    Pediatr Transplant 10:255-8. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Haematopoietic stem cell transplantation for Shwachman-Diamond disease: a study from the European Group for blood and marrow transplantation
    Simone Cesaro
    Department of Pediatrics, Clinic of Paediatric Haematology Oncology, University of Padova, Italy
    Br J Haematol 131:231-6. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Cidofovir for cytomegalovirus reactivation in pediatric patients after hematopoietic stem cell transplantation
    S Cesaro
    Pediatric Hematology Oncology Clinic, Department of Pediatrics, University of Padova, 35128 Padova, Italy
    J Clin Virol 34:129-32. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Voriconazole for invasive aspergillosis in oncohematological patients: a single-center pediatric experience
    Simone Cesaro
    Clinic of Pediatric Oncology Haematology, Department of Pediatrics, University of Padova, Via Giustiniani 3, 35128, Padova, Italy
    Support Care Cancer 11:722-7. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Incidence and treatment of hemorrhagic cystitis in children given hematopoietic stem cell transplantation: a survey from the Italian association of pediatric hematology oncology-bone marrow transplantation group
    S Cesaro
    Clinica di Oncoematologia Pediatrica, Dipartimento di Pediatria, Universita di Padova, Padova, Italy
    Bone Marrow Transplant 32:925-31. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint A prospective survey on incidence and outcome of Broviac/Hickman catheter-related complications in pediatric patients affected by hematological and oncological diseases
    Simone Cesaro
    Department of Pediatrics, Clinic of Pediatric Hematology Oncology, University of Padova, Via Giustiniani 3, 35128, Padova, Italy
    Ann Hematol 83:183-8. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Safety and efficacy of caspofungin and liposomal amphotericin B, followed by voriconazole in young patients affected by refractory invasive mycosis
    Simone Cesaro
    Clinic of Pediatric Hematology Oncology, Department of Pediatrics, Padova, Italy
    Eur J Haematol 73:50-5. 2004

Detail Information

Publications59

  1. ncbi request reprint Granulocyte transfusions from G-CSF-stimulated donors for the treatment of severe infections in neutropenic pediatric patients with onco-hematological diseases
    Simone Cesaro
    Clinic of Pediatric Oncology Hematology, Department of Pediatrics, University of Padova, Via Giustiniani 3, 35128 Padova, Italy
    Support Care Cancer 11:101-6. 2003
    ..Further controlled studies are needed to assess the exact role of GTX in the outcome of neutropenic patients with severe infection and any criteria for patient selection and the timing of GTX administration...
  2. ncbi request reprint Successful engraftment and stable full donor chimerism after myeloablation with thiotepa, fludarabine, and melphalan and CD34-selected peripheral allogeneic stem cell transplantation in hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis
    Simone Cesaro
    Clinic of Pediatric Oncology Hematology, Department of Pediatrics, University of Padua, Via Giustiniani 3, 35128 Padua, Italy
    Am J Hematol 72:143-6. 2003
    ..This case suggests that a fludarabine-based conditioning regimen and CD34-selected peripheral allogeneic HSCT may be a feasible option in case of unavailability of a fully HLA-matched related or unrelated donor...
  3. ncbi request reprint A simplified method of antibiotic lock therapy for Broviac-Hickman catheters using a CLC 2000 connector device
    Simone Cesaro
    Clinic of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, Department of Pediatrics, University of Padova, Via Giustiniani 3, 35128, Padova, Italy
    Support Care Cancer 15:95-9. 2007
    ..We report a simplified method of performing antibiotic lock therapy (ALT) based on a disposable central venous catheter (CVC) hub device, CLC 2000, enabling an open-ended CVC to be flushed with normal saline solution without heparin...
  4. ncbi request reprint Assessment of nephrotoxicity of high-cumulative dose of liposomal amphotericin B in a pediatric patient who underwent allogeneic bone marrow transplantation
    Simone Cesaro
    Department of Pediatrics, Clinic of Pediatric Hematology Oncology, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    Pediatr Transplant 10:255-8. 2006
    ..This case suggests that liposomal amphotericin B is safe and well-tolerated even if is administered for long periods and a cumulative dose fivefold greater than the nephrotoxic threshold of amphotericin B deoxycholate is achieved...
  5. ncbi request reprint Haematopoietic stem cell transplantation for Shwachman-Diamond disease: a study from the European Group for blood and marrow transplantation
    Simone Cesaro
    Department of Pediatrics, Clinic of Paediatric Haematology Oncology, University of Padova, Italy
    Br J Haematol 131:231-6. 2005
    ..Further improvements would be anticipated by a better definition of the optimum time in the course of disease to transplant and by the adoption of less toxic conditioning regimens...
  6. ncbi request reprint Cidofovir for cytomegalovirus reactivation in pediatric patients after hematopoietic stem cell transplantation
    S Cesaro
    Pediatric Hematology Oncology Clinic, Department of Pediatrics, University of Padova, 35128 Padova, Italy
    J Clin Virol 34:129-32. 2005
    ..This drug has a very favorable pharmacokinetic profile that enables intermittent dosing, but the potential for nephrotoxicity has hitherto restricted its use in stem cell transplant recipients. Data on pediatric patients are limited...
  7. ncbi request reprint Voriconazole for invasive aspergillosis in oncohematological patients: a single-center pediatric experience
    Simone Cesaro
    Clinic of Pediatric Oncology Haematology, Department of Pediatrics, University of Padova, Via Giustiniani 3, 35128, Padova, Italy
    Support Care Cancer 11:722-7. 2003
    ..Voriconazole appears to be an effective salvage treatment for invasive aspergillosis in pediatric patients, with good responses in patients who recover from neutropenia or are not relapsing...
  8. ncbi request reprint Incidence and treatment of hemorrhagic cystitis in children given hematopoietic stem cell transplantation: a survey from the Italian association of pediatric hematology oncology-bone marrow transplantation group
    S Cesaro
    Clinica di Oncoematologia Pediatrica, Dipartimento di Pediatria, Universita di Padova, Padova, Italy
    Bone Marrow Transplant 32:925-31. 2003
    ..03, respectively. This study indicates that age and type of HSCT are factors predisposing to HC in children given HSCT and demonstrates the promising role of HOT in a conservative approach to HC treatment...
  9. ncbi request reprint A prospective survey on incidence and outcome of Broviac/Hickman catheter-related complications in pediatric patients affected by hematological and oncological diseases
    Simone Cesaro
    Department of Pediatrics, Clinic of Pediatric Hematology Oncology, University of Padova, Via Giustiniani 3, 35128, Padova, Italy
    Ann Hematol 83:183-8. 2004
    ..These data underline the importance of more effectively securing the CVC to subcutaneous tissue in pediatric patients to reduce accidental dislocations...
  10. ncbi request reprint Safety and efficacy of caspofungin and liposomal amphotericin B, followed by voriconazole in young patients affected by refractory invasive mycosis
    Simone Cesaro
    Clinic of Pediatric Hematology Oncology, Department of Pediatrics, Padova, Italy
    Eur J Haematol 73:50-5. 2004
    ..Data on the use of combination of liposomal amphotericin B and caspofungin followed by voriconazole, as maintenance or further rescue treatment, in 10 patients with invasive mycosis are reported...
  11. ncbi request reprint Unrelated bone marrow transplantation for high-risk anaplastic large cell lymphoma in pediatric patients: a single center case series
    S Cesaro
    Clinic of Pediatric Hematology Oncology, Department of Pediatrics, University of Padua, Via Giustiniani 3, 35128 Padua, Italy
    Eur J Haematol 75:22-6. 2005
    ..tumor effect...
  12. doi request reprint Immune reconstitution complicated by CMV retinitis in a pediatric patient who underwent haploidentical CD34+-selected hematopoietic stem cell transplant for acute lymphoblastic leukemia
    Simone Cesaro
    Pediatric Hematology Oncology, Department of Pediatrics, University of Padova, Via Giustiniani 3, 35128, Padova, Italy
    Int J Hematol 88:145-8. 2008
    ..Usually, it is responsive to antiviral therapy. Dilated fundoscopic examination is essential both for examining patients with reduced visual acuity and for screening asymptomatic patients...
  13. ncbi request reprint Results of a multicenter retrospective study of a combined medical and surgical approach to pulmonary aspergillosis in pediatric neutropenic patients
    Simone Cesaro
    Clinic of Pediatric Hematology Oncology, Department of Pediatrics, University of Padua, Padua, Italy
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 49:909-13. 2007
    ..Surgical resection has been reported to improve disease control and patient survival. There are few reports describing the role of surgery in children with pulmonary IA...
  14. doi request reprint An updated follow-up of chronic hepatitis C after three decades of observation in pediatric patients cured of malignancy
    Simone Cesaro
    Pediatric Hematology Oncology, Department of Pediatrics, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 55:108-12. 2010
    ..The aim of the study was to evaluate the clinical characteristics and the long-term outcome of chronic hepatitis C in a cohort of Caucasian children cured of pediatric malignancy...
  15. doi request reprint Prospective, randomized trial of two different modalities of flushing central venous catheters in pediatric patients with cancer
    Simone Cesaro
    Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, Department of Pediatrics, University of Padova, Via Giustiniani 3, Padova, Italy 35128
    J Clin Oncol 27:2059-65. 2009
    ..There are limited prospective data on whether the method of flushing affects the complication rate of tunnelled central venous catheters (CVCs)...
  16. doi request reprint Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation for hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis: a retrospective analysis of data from the Italian Association of Pediatric Hematology Oncology (AIEOP)
    Simone Cesaro
    Oncoematologia Pediatrica, Dipartimento di Pediatria, Universita di Padova, Via Giustiniani 3, 35128, Padova Italy
    Haematologica 93:1694-701. 2008
    ..Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis is a life-threatening disease. Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation still represents the treatment of choice for most patients with this disease...
  17. ncbi request reprint Successful treatment of a catheter-related right atrial thrombosis with recombinant tissue plasminogen activator and heparin
    Simone Cesaro
    Clinica di Oncoematologia Pediatrica, Dipartimento di Pediatria, Universita di Padova, Via Giustiniani 3, 35128 Padova, Italy
    Support Care Cancer 10:253-5. 2002
    ..Further studies are needed to determine the best antithrombotic treatment for CVC-related thrombosis, and also the dosage of the medication selected and the duration of treatment...
  18. doi request reprint Assessment of the lightcycler PCR assay for diagnosis of invasive aspergillosis in paediatric patients with onco-haematological diseases
    S Cesaro
    Pediatric Hematology Oncology, Department of Pediatrics, University of Padua, Padova, Italy
    Mycoses 51:497-504. 2008
    ..The high NPV makes LightCycler PCR a promising tool in addition to GM testing to design a strategy of pre-emptive antifungal therapy, although further validation studies are needed...
  19. ncbi request reprint A prospective study of BK-virus-associated haemorrhagic cystitis in paediatric patients undergoing allogeneic haematopoietic stem cell transplantation
    S Cesaro
    Pediatric Hematology Oncology, Department of Pediatrics, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    Bone Marrow Transplant 41:363-70. 2008
    ..01, and a lower event-free survival, 42 vs 62%, P 0.03, compared to patients without HC. We conclude that BK detection in urine and/or plasma is a specific predictor for developing HC...
  20. ncbi request reprint The use of cytokine-stimulated healthy donors in allogeneic stem cell transplantation
    Simone Cesaro
    Clinic of Pediatric Oncology Hematology, Department of Pediatrics, University of Padova, Via Giustiniani 3, 35128 Padua, Italy
    Haematologica 87:35-41. 2002
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  21. pmc Safety and efficacy of a caspofungin-based combination therapy for treatment of proven or probable aspergillosis in pediatric hematological patients
    Simone Cesaro
    Pediatric Hematology Oncology, Department of Pediatrics, University of Padua, Italy
    BMC Infect Dis 7:28. 2007
    ..The recent development of new antifungal drugs gives the clinician the possibility to assess the combination of antifungal drugs with in-vitro or in animal-model synergistic effect...
  22. ncbi request reprint The real-time polymerase chain reaction-guided modulation of immunosuppression enables the pre-emptive management of Epstein-Barr virus reactivation after allogeneic haematopoietic stem cell transplantation
    Simone Cesaro
    Clinic of Paediatric Haematology and Oncology, Department of Paediatrics, University of Padova, Italy
    Br J Haematol 128:224-33. 2005
    ..In conclusion, EBV reactivation is frequent even in 'low risk' patients and the pre-emptive modulation of immunosuppression enables it to be managed safely, with no significant flare in graft-versus-host disease status...
  23. ncbi request reprint Total body irradiation, thiotepa, and cyclophosphamide as a conditioning regimen for children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia in first or second remission undergoing bone marrow transplantation with HLA-identical siblings
    M Zecca
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Pavia, IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, Pavia, Italy
    J Clin Oncol 17:1838-46. 1999
    ....
  24. doi request reprint Extracorporeal photochemotherapy may improve outcome in children with acute GVHD
    E Calore
    Department of Pediatrics, Pediatric Hematology Oncology, University of Padua, Padova, Italy
    Bone Marrow Transplant 42:421-5. 2008
    ..Our data seem to suggest that ECP may improve outcome in patients after UBMT. These findings need to be confirmed in a larger population...
  25. doi request reprint Relationship between clinical and BK virological response in patients with late hemorrhagic cystitis treated with cidofovir: a retrospective study from the European Group for Blood and Marrow Transplantation
    S Cesaro
    Pediatric Hematology Oncology, Azienda Ospedaliera Universitaria Integrata, Verona, Italy
    Bone Marrow Transplant 48:809-13. 2013
    ..We conclude that in patients with HC, the response to CDV treatment is usually associated with a significant reduction of BK viremia load...
  26. ncbi request reprint Successful unrelated bone marrow transplantation for Shwachman-Diamond syndrome
    S Cesaro
    Paediatric Oncology-Hematology Clinic, University of Padova, Italy
    Bone Marrow Transplant 27:97-9. 2001
    ....
  27. ncbi request reprint Interferon treatment of chronic hepatitis C in patients cured of pediatric malignancies
    S Cesaro
    Clinica Oncoematologica Pediatrica, Dipartimento di Pediatria, Universita di Padova, Via Giustiniani 3, 35128 Padua, Italy
    Haematologica 85:63-6. 2000
    ..Our purpose was to assess efficacy of and tolerance to interferon in a group of young patients who had acquired HCV infection during a period of chemotherapy...
  28. ncbi request reprint High-dose melphalan with autologous hematopoietic stem cell transplantation for acute myeloid leukemia: results of a retrospective analysis of the Italian Pediatric Group for Bone Marrow Transplantation
    S Cesaro
    Clinica di Oncoematologia Pediatrica, Dipartimento di Pediatria, , Italy
    Bone Marrow Transplant 28:131-6. 2001
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation in the treatment of pediatric acute lymphoblastic leukemia: a pediatric single center experience
    C Messina
    Clinica di Onco Ematologia Pediatrica, Dipartimento di Pediatria, Universita degli Studi, Azienda Ospedaliera di Padova, Italy
    Haematologica 87:20-3. 2002
  30. ncbi request reprint Saccharomyces cerevisiae fungemia in a neutropenic patient treated with Saccharomyces boulardii
    S Cesaro
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Padua, Italy
    Support Care Cancer 8:504-5. 2000
    ..In other cases, authors demonstrated an identity between the two strains with a more detailed analysis. These reports raise concern about the potential side effects of such biotherapeutic agents...
  31. ncbi request reprint Assessment of CMV load in solid organ transplant recipients by pp65 antigenemia and real-time quantitative DNA PCR assay: correlation with pp67 RNA detection
    Carlo Mengoli
    Dipartimento di Istologia, Microbiologia e Biotecnologie Mediche, Universita di Padova, Padua, Italy
    J Med Virol 74:78-84. 2004
    ....
  32. doi request reprint Retrospective survey on the prevalence and outcome of prior autoimmune diseases in patients with aplastic anemia reported to the registry of the European group for blood and marrow transplantation
    Simone Cesaro
    Pediatric Hematology Oncology, Department of Pediatrics, University of Padua, Padua, Italy
    Acta Haematol 124:19-22. 2010
    ..Aplastic anemia (AA) is rarely described after a diagnosis of autoimmune disease (aID)...
  33. ncbi request reprint Anaplastic large cell lymphoma treated with a leukemia-like therapy: report of the Italian Association of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology (AIEOP) LNH-92 protocol
    Angelo Rosolen
    Clinica di Oncoematologia Pediatrica, Azienda Ospedaliera Universita di Padova, Padova, Italy
    Cancer 104:2133-40. 2005
    ..In the early 1990s, the Italian Association of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology (AIEOP) initiated a multicenter trial for the treatment of ALCL based on a modified LSA2-L2 protocol...
  34. ncbi request reprint Case report: Kinetics of Epstein-Barr virus load in a bone marrow transplant patient with no sign of lymphoproliferative disease
    Maria Angela Biasolo
    Dipartimento di Istologia, Microbiologia e Biotecnologie Mediche, Universita di Padova, Padova, Italy
    J Med Virol 69:220-4. 2003
    ..According to these data gamma-herpesviruses behave like beta-herpesviruses in being capable of rapid growth...
  35. ncbi request reprint Extracorporeal photochemotherapy for paediatric patients with graft-versus-host disease after haematopoietic stem cell transplantation
    Chiara Messina
    Paediatric Haematology and Oncology Unit, University of Padua, Italy
    Br J Haematol 122:118-27. 2003
    ..04). Our results suggest that ECP is an effective treatment that may be useful in paediatric patients with either acute or chronic GVHD who have failed to respond to standard immunosuppressive therapy...
  36. ncbi request reprint Role of fibrinolytic and clotting parameters in the diagnosis of liver veno-occlusive disease after hematopoietic stem cell transplantation in a pediatric population
    Maria Teresa Sartori
    Internal Medicine, Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, University of Padua Medical School, Italy
    Thromb Haemost 93:682-9. 2005
    ..In conclusion, variations in fibrinolytic test findings after HSCT, and PAI-1 in particular, may facilitate the early diagnosis of VOD in pediatric patients after HSCT...
  37. ncbi request reprint Assessment of humoral immunity to poliomyelitis, tetanus, hepatitis B, measles, rubella, and mumps in children after chemotherapy
    Matteo Zignol
    Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine and Surgery, University of Padua, Padua, Italy
    Cancer 101:635-41. 2004
    ....
  38. ncbi request reprint Long-term results of the first Italian Association of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology protocol for the treatment of pediatric B-cell non-Hodgkin lymphoma (AIEOP LNH92)
    Marta Pillon
    Clinica di Oncoematologia Pediatrica, Azienda Ospedaliera Universita di Padova, Padua, Italy
    Cancer 101:385-94. 2004
    ....
  39. doi request reprint A prospective study on modulation of immunosuppression for Epstein-Barr virus reactivation in pediatric patients who underwent unrelated hematopoietic stem-cell transplantation
    Simone Cesaro
    Pediatric Hematology Oncology, Department of Pediatrics, University of Padova, Italy
    Transplantation 89:1533-40. 2010
    ..We evaluated whether the modulation of immunosuppression (IS) guided by quantitative polymerase chain reaction for EBV (EBV-PCR) was effective as a first-line therapeutic approach for EBV reactivation...
  40. ncbi request reprint A prospective survey on incidence, risk factors and therapy of hepatic veno-occlusive disease in children after hematopoietic stem cell transplantation
    Simone Cesaro
    Clinic of Pediatric Hematology Oncology Department of Pediatrics, University of Padova, Via Giustiniani 3, 35128 Padova, Italy simone cesaro unipd it
    Haematologica 90:1396-404. 2005
    ..We conducted a prospective survey of 244 hematopoietic stem cell transplants in children to determine the incidence of VOD, its main risk factors, treatment and effect on the transplant...
  41. doi request reprint Cidofovir for BK virus-associated hemorrhagic cystitis: a retrospective study
    Simone Cesaro
    University of Padua, Padua, Italy
    Clin Infect Dis 49:233-40. 2009
    ..BK virus-associated hemorrhagic cystitis (BKV-HC) is a severe complication after allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT), but antiviral treatment for this condition has not been evaluated...
  42. ncbi request reprint Human cytomegalovirus DNAemia and preemptive treatment of CMV infection in children after hematopoietic stem-cell transplantation: is any question settled?
    Simone Cesaro
    Blood 111:4419; author reply 4420. 2008
  43. ncbi request reprint Is there really a need for anti-coagulant prophylaxis for CVC-related thrombotic complications in pediatric oncological-hematological diseases?
    Simone Cesaro
    Support Care Cancer 10:258-9; author reply 260-1. 2002
  44. ncbi request reprint Unrelated donor marrow transplantation in childhood: a report from the Associazione Italiana Ematologia e Oncologia Pediatrica (AIEOP) and the Gruppo Italiano per il Trapianto Midollo Osseo (GITMO)
    Giorgio Dini
    U O Ematologia Oncologia Pediatrica, IRCCS G Gaslini, Genova, Italy
    Haematologica 87:51-7. 2002
    ....
  45. ncbi request reprint Clinical benefits of granulocyte colony-stimulating factor therapy after hematopoietic stem cell transplant in children: results of a prospective randomized trial
    Sandro Dallorso
    U O Ematologia ed Oncologia Pediatrica, Istituto G Gaslini, Genoa, Italy
    Haematologica 87:1274-80. 2002
    ....
  46. pmc Impact of the intensity of the pretransplantation conditioning regimen in patients with prior invasive aspergillosis undergoing allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation: A retrospective survey of the Infectious Diseases Working Party of the Euro
    Rodrigo Martino
    Hematology Department of Sant Pau Hospital, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain
    Blood 108:2928-36. 2006
    ..001]). These findings may help in the interpretation and design of future studies on secondary prophylaxis of IA after an allo-HSCT...
  47. ncbi request reprint Rituximab (anti-CD20 monoclonal antibody) in children with chronic refractory symptomatic immune thrombocytopenic purpura: efficacy and safety of treatment
    Emilia Parodi
    Pediatric Department, University of Torino, Torino, Italy
    Int J Hematol 84:48-53. 2006
    ..05). No major infections were reported during follow-up. Our data show the efficacy and tolerability of rituximab in young children with refractory symptomatic ITP. Nonrelapsed patients showed a more prolonged B-cell depletion...
  48. ncbi request reprint Peripherally inserted central venous catheter in pediatric hematological patients
    Simone Cesaro
    Support Care Cancer 12:813-4; author reply 815-6. 2004
  49. ncbi request reprint Does granulocyte transfusion play a role in the multidisciplinary treatment of invasive mycosis?
    Simone Cesaro
    Support Care Cancer 15:233-4; author reply 235. 2007
  50. ncbi request reprint Fungal infections in children with cancer: a prospective, multicenter surveillance study
    Elio Castagnola
    G Gaslini Children Hospital, Genova, Italy
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 25:634-9. 2006
    ..Data on epidemiology and survival after fungal infections in patients with cancer are primarily based on studies in adults, whereas few data are available on children...
  51. ncbi request reprint Combination antifungal therapy for invasive aspergillosis
    Simone Cesaro
    Clin Infect Dis 40:1073-5; author reply 1075-6. 2005
  52. ncbi request reprint [The antibiotic-lock therapy in oncoematology pediatric unit]
    Matteo Bernardi
    Medico Oncoemotologia Pediatrica, Azienda Ospedaliera di Podova
    Assist Inferm Ric 24:127-31. 2005
    ..In order to reduce the incidence of the removal of CVCs due to the persistent CVC -related infection, a new treatment based on a highly concentrated antibiotic lock solution instilled into the catheter lumen was proposed...
  53. ncbi request reprint Infliximab treatment for steroid-refractory acute graft-versus-host disease
    Francesca Patriarca
    Division of Haematology, Dept of Clinical and Morphological Research, University of Udine, Italy
    Haematologica 89:1352-9. 2004
    ..Tumor necrosis factor a is one of the principal cytokines involved in the pathogenesis of acute graft-versus-host-disease (GVHD). Infliximab is an antibody to this cytokine...
  54. ncbi request reprint Del 22Q11.2 and hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis: a non-random association
    Simone Cesaro
    Am J Med Genet A 116:208-9. 2003
  55. ncbi request reprint Which immunization for children after chemotherapy?
    Simone Cesaro
    Eur J Haematol 75:174; author reply 179-80. 2005
  56. ncbi request reprint A multicenter, randomized, double blind placebo-controlled trial of amoxicillin/clavulanate for the prophylaxis of fever and infection in neutropenic children with cancer
    Elio Castagnola
    Infectious Disease Unit, National Institute for Cancer Research, Largo Rosanna Benzi 10, 16132 Genoa, Italy
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 22:359-65. 2003
    ..To evaluate the effectiveness of oral amoxicillin/clavulanate (25 mg/kg every 12 h) for prevention of fever and/or infection in neutropenic children with cancer...
  57. ncbi request reprint Rituximab and factors predictive of response in chronic immune thrombocytopenic purpura of children
    Simone Cesaro
    J Pediatr 147:715; author reply 715-6. 2005
  58. ncbi request reprint Legislative and ethical aspects of administering granulocyte colony-stimulating factor to normal donors
    Giustina De Silvestro
    Blood Transfusion Service, Apheresis Unit, University Hospital of Padova, Italy
    Haematologica 87:28-34. 2002
  59. ncbi request reprint Successful treatment with the monoclonal antibody rituximab in two children with refractory autoimmune thrombocytopenia
    Anna Pusiol
    Division of Paediatrics, University Hospital of Udine, Udine, Italy
    Eur J Pediatr 163:305-7. 2004
    ..Controlled clinical trials are needed to evaluate the efficacy and long-term side-effects of rituximab in this group of patients...