Samart Pakakasama

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Affiliation: Mahidol University
Country: Thailand

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Late effects in survivors of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia: a study from Thai Pediatric Oncology Group
    Samart Pakakasama
    Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Rama VI Road, Rajthevi, Bangkok, 10400, Thailand
    Int J Hematol 91:850-4. 2010
  2. pmc Cost utility analysis of reduced intensity hematopoietic stem cell transplantation in adolescence and young adult with severe thalassemia compared to hypertransfusion and iron chelation program
    Rosarin Sruamsiri
    Center of Pharmaceutical Outcomes Research, Department of Pharmacy Practice, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Naresuan University, Phitsanulok, Thailand
    BMC Health Serv Res 13:45. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint FLT3 and NPM1 gene mutations in childhood acute myeloblastic leukemia
    Ekchol Mukda
    Department of Medical Technology, Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, Thammasat University, Pathum Thani, Thailand
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 12:1827-31. 2011
  4. ncbi request reprint Effect of genetic alterations of cytarabine- metabolizing enzymes in childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia
    Chumphorn Banklau
    Department of Pathology and Pediatrics, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Hematol Oncol Stem Cell Ther 3:103-8. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Clinical practice guidelines for children with cancer presenting with fever to the emergency room
    Samart Pakakasama
    Department of Pediatrics, Research Center, Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Pediatr Int 53:902-5. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Simple multiplex RT-PCR for identifying common fusion transcripts in childhood acute leukemia
    S Pakakasama
    Department of Pediatrics and Research Center, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Bangkok, Thailand
    Int J Lab Hematol 30:286-91. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Genetic polymorphisms and haplotypes of DNA repair genes in childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia
    Samart Pakakasama
    Departments of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital, Rama VI Road, Rajthevi, Bangkok, Thailand
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 48:16-20. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Ex vivo generation of cytokine-induced killer cells (CD3+ CD56+) from post-stem cell transplant pediatric patients against autologous-Epstein-Barr virus-transformed lymphoblastoid cell lines
    Sawang Petvises
    Department of Medical Technology, Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, Thammasat University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Pediatr Transplant 11:511-7. 2007
  9. pmc Pretransplant immunosuppression followed by reduced-toxicity conditioning and stem cell transplantation in high-risk thalassemia: a safe approach to disease control
    Usanarat Anurathapan
    Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Biol Blood Marrow Transplant 19:1259-62. 2013
  10. doi request reprint The second mini-transplant for unstable mixed chimerism within the first 100 days after hematopoietic stem cell transplant in severe thalassemia
    Worawut Choeyprasert
    Department of Pediatrics, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Pediatr Transplant 16:E238-40. 2012

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  1. doi request reprint Late effects in survivors of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia: a study from Thai Pediatric Oncology Group
    Samart Pakakasama
    Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Rama VI Road, Rajthevi, Bangkok, 10400, Thailand
    Int J Hematol 91:850-4. 2010
    ..3, 95% CI 1.32-14.02). Our data have demonstrated a significant prevalence of late effects after childhood ALL therapy. A long-term follow-up program for survivors of childhood cancer is therefore needed in our country...
  2. pmc Cost utility analysis of reduced intensity hematopoietic stem cell transplantation in adolescence and young adult with severe thalassemia compared to hypertransfusion and iron chelation program
    Rosarin Sruamsiri
    Center of Pharmaceutical Outcomes Research, Department of Pharmacy Practice, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Naresuan University, Phitsanulok, Thailand
    BMC Health Serv Res 13:45. 2013
    ..This study aimed to estimate the cost-utility of RI-HSCT compared with blood transfusions combined with iron chelating therapy (BT-ICT) for adolescent and young adult with severe thalassemia in Thailand...
  3. ncbi request reprint FLT3 and NPM1 gene mutations in childhood acute myeloblastic leukemia
    Ekchol Mukda
    Department of Medical Technology, Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, Thammasat University, Pathum Thani, Thailand
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 12:1827-31. 2011
    ..In conclusion, the FLT3 mutations was found in 11.1% but none of NPM1 mutation was detected in Thai children with AML. These data support the hypothesis of different biology and pathogenesis between adult and childhood AML...
  4. ncbi request reprint Effect of genetic alterations of cytarabine- metabolizing enzymes in childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia
    Chumphorn Banklau
    Department of Pathology and Pediatrics, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Hematol Oncol Stem Cell Ther 3:103-8. 2010
    ..Therefore, we hypothesized that a genetic variation of dCK and CDA genes may influence the risk of cytarabine-related toxicities and early response to treatment...
  5. doi request reprint Clinical practice guidelines for children with cancer presenting with fever to the emergency room
    Samart Pakakasama
    Department of Pediatrics, Research Center, Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Pediatr Int 53:902-5. 2011
    ..The objective of the present study was to evaluate compliance of the clinical practice guidelines for children with cancer presenting with fever to the ER and adverse outcomes after using the guidelines...
  6. doi request reprint Simple multiplex RT-PCR for identifying common fusion transcripts in childhood acute leukemia
    S Pakakasama
    Department of Pediatrics and Research Center, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Bangkok, Thailand
    Int J Lab Hematol 30:286-91. 2008
    ..In conclusion, our simple multiplex RT-PCR for detection of fusion transcripts in childhood acute leukemia was found to be a rapid, accurate, and effective method...
  7. ncbi request reprint Genetic polymorphisms and haplotypes of DNA repair genes in childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia
    Samart Pakakasama
    Departments of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital, Rama VI Road, Rajthevi, Bangkok, Thailand
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 48:16-20. 2007
    ..Defects in repairing damaged DNA lead to genetic instability and carcinogenesis. This study was performed to evaluate the effect of the polymorphisms of DNA repair genes on risk of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL)...
  8. ncbi request reprint Ex vivo generation of cytokine-induced killer cells (CD3+ CD56+) from post-stem cell transplant pediatric patients against autologous-Epstein-Barr virus-transformed lymphoblastoid cell lines
    Sawang Petvises
    Department of Medical Technology, Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, Thammasat University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Pediatr Transplant 11:511-7. 2007
    ..We could demonstrate that CIK cells can be generated within two wk and did show the significant cytotoxicity against autologous EBV-LCLs. CIK cells may provide a potent tool for use in post-transplantation adoptive immunotherapy...
  9. pmc Pretransplant immunosuppression followed by reduced-toxicity conditioning and stem cell transplantation in high-risk thalassemia: a safe approach to disease control
    Usanarat Anurathapan
    Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Biol Blood Marrow Transplant 19:1259-62. 2013
    ..We conclude that this novel sequential immunoablative pretransplantation conditioning program is safe and effective for patients with high-risk class 3 thalassemia exhibiting additional comorbidities. ..
  10. doi request reprint The second mini-transplant for unstable mixed chimerism within the first 100 days after hematopoietic stem cell transplant in severe thalassemia
    Worawut Choeyprasert
    Department of Pediatrics, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Pediatr Transplant 16:E238-40. 2012
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  11. ncbi request reprint Reduced intensity stem cell transplantation for treatment of class 3 Lucarelli severe thalassemia patients
    Suradej Hongeng
    Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Am J Hematol 82:1095-8. 2007
    ..The present study lends support that the regimens described here produced minimal toxicity and resulted in stable full donor engraftment in the majority of the severe Class 3 Lucarelli thalassemia patients...
  12. doi request reprint Depletion of alloreactive T cells for tolerance induction in a recipient of kidney and hematopoietic stem cell transplantations
    Kanchana Tangnararatchakit
    Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Pediatr Transplant 16:E342-7. 2012
    ..Using this approach, with rapid tapering of all conventional IS treatment, the patient maintains good renal functions without evidence of both acute and chronic rejection for 32 months off all medications...
  13. doi request reprint Cisplatin-induced ototoxicity in pediatric solid tumors: the role of glutathione S-transferases and megalin genetic polymorphisms
    Worawut Choeyprasert
    Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Chiang Mai University, Bangkok, Thailand
    J Pediatr Hematol Oncol 35:e138-43. 2013
    ..In conclusion, our results suggested that GSTT1 wild genotype and C-allele of rs2228171 SNPs might be risk factors for ototoxicity. The cumulative cisplatin dose <400 mg/m should be beneficial in order to ameliorate ototoxicity...
  14. doi request reprint Acute pancreatitis in children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia after chemotherapy
    Suporn Treepongkaruna
    Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    J Pediatr Hematol Oncol 31:812-5. 2009
    ..Acute pancreatitis (AP) is a complication in children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) receiving chemotherapy and has often been reported associated with L-asparaginase (L-asp) therapy...
  15. doi request reprint Outcome of medulloblastoma in children treated with reduced-dose radiation therapy plus adjuvant chemotherapy
    Nongnuch Sirachainan
    Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    J Clin Neurosci 18:515-9. 2011
    ..We found that patients who were ≤ 10 years old and patients who were female had a significantly better 5-year PFS rate...
  16. doi request reprint Antiphospholid antibody syndrome and Hb E/Beta thalassemia disease post-allogeneic stem cell transplantation
    Nongnuch Sirachainan
    Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Bangkok, Thailand
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 57:153-6. 2011
    ..The symptoms rapidly disappeared except for the complex partial seizure which persisted until seven years post-SCT...
  17. ncbi request reprint Outcomes of transplantation with related- and unrelated-donor stem cells in children with severe thalassemia
    Suradej Hongeng
    Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Biol Blood Marrow Transplant 12:683-7. 2006
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  18. doi request reprint Genetic polymorphisms in Thai neonates with hyperbilirubinemia
    Sariya Prachukthum
    Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Thammasat University, Pathumthani, Thailand
    Acta Paediatr 98:1106-10. 2009
    ..We would like to determine whether the variation of UGT1A1 gene, SLCO1B1 gene and GST gene may play a significant role in neonatal hyperbilirubinemia in Thai infants...
  19. doi request reprint Comparative outcomes of Thai children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia treated with two consecutive protocols: 11-year experience
    Pacharapan Surapolchai
    Department of Pediatrics, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Leuk Lymphoma 53:891-900. 2012
    ..Our future challenges are refinement in risk and treatment stratification and reduction of treatment-related toxicities, prioritizing death from infections...
  20. ncbi request reprint Dendritic cells pulsed with total tumor RNA for activation NK-like T cells against glioblastoma multiforme
    Prachya Vichchatorn
    Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Science, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    J Neurooncol 75:111-8. 2005
    ..This study may be beneficial for the development of new immunologic effector cells for using in adoptive immunotherapy for glioblastoma multiforme in the future...
  21. ncbi request reprint Comparative outcome of Thai pediatric osteosarcoma treated with two protocols: the role of high-dose methotrexate (HDMTX) in a single institute experience
    Worawut Choeyprasert
    Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Chiang Mai University, Thailand E mail
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 15:9823-9. 2014
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  22. doi request reprint Outcomes of thalassemia patients undergoing hematopoietic stem cell transplantation by using a standard myeloablative versus a novel reduced-toxicity conditioning regimen according to a new risk stratification
    Usanarat Anurathapan
    Department of Pediatrics, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Biol Blood Marrow Transplant 20:2066-71. 2014
    ....
  23. doi request reprint Phenobarbital-induced severe cutaneous adverse drug reactions are associated with CYP2C19*2 in Thai children
    Wiparat Manuyakorn
    Division of Pediatrics Allergy, Immunology and Rheumatology, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 24:299-303. 2013
    ..CYP2C19, a cytochrome P450 isoform, plays a role in metabolic rate of aromatic anticonvulsant. HLA-B*1502 has also been demonstrated to be associated with carbamazepine-induced SJS-TEN...
  24. doi request reprint Normalized coagulation markers and anticoagulation proteins in children with severe β-thalassemia disease after stem cell transplantation
    Nongnuch Sirachainan
    Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Thromb Res 129:765-70. 2012
    ..2) months after SCT, the levels of coagulation markers (thrombin antithrombin complex, prothrombin fragment and D-dimer) and anticoagulation proteins (protein C, S and antithrombin activities) returned to the levels similar to controls...
  25. doi request reprint Impaired glucose tolerance and insulin resistance in survivors of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia: prevalence and risk factors
    Pacharapan Surapolchai
    Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    J Pediatr Hematol Oncol 32:383-9. 2010
    ..The aim of our study was to determine the prevalence of alterations in glucose metabolism and the predisposing factors of these disturbances in survivors of childhood ALL...
  26. doi request reprint Folate pathway genetic polymorphisms and susceptibility of central nervous system tumors in Thai children
    Nongnuch Sirachainan
    Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Rama VI Road, Bangkok 10400, Thailand
    Cancer Detect Prev 32:72-8. 2008
    ..The aim of the present study was to evaluate whether single nucleotide polymorphisms in the genes encoding enzymes of the folate pathway predispose to any CNS tumors in Thai children...
  27. doi request reprint Use of in vivo gene expression of isolated bone marrow mesenchymal stromal cells to study the pathophysiology of osteoporosis in patients with severe thalassemia
    Suradej Hongeng
    Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Bangkok, Thailand
    J Pediatr Hematol Oncol 33:179-84. 2011
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  28. doi request reprint Curative Stem Cell Transplantation for Severe Hb H Disease Manifesting From Early Infancy: Phenotypic and Genotypic Analyses
    Pacharapan Surapolchai
    A Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Thammasat University, Pathumthani, Thailand
    Hemoglobin 40:70-3. 2016
    ..Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation is a potentially curative treatment option for this severe α-thalassemia (α-thal) syndrome. ..
  29. doi request reprint The use of hematocrit level for predicting the efficiency of peripheral blood CD34(+) cell collection after G-CSF Mobilization in Healthy Donors
    Nida Pornprasertsud
    Bone Marrow Transplantation Unit, Division of Hematology, Department of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    J Clin Apher 30:329-34. 2015
    ..We, therefore, concluded that HCT level at the time of initiation leukapheresis was an important predictor for PBSC collection yields...
  30. pmc Concurrent radiotherapy with temozolomide followed by adjuvant temozolomide and cis-retinoic acid in children with diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma
    Nongnuch Sirachainan
    Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Neuro Oncol 10:577-82. 2008
    ..036) than did the other patients (those with stable or progressive disease). We conclude that the regimen of concurrent radiotherapy and TMZ should be considered for further investigation in a larger series of patients...
  31. ncbi request reprint Bone marrow derived mesenchymal stem cells from chronic myeloid leukemia t(9;22) patients are devoid of Philadelphia chromosome and support cord blood stem cell expansion
    Saengsuree Jootar
    Department of Internal Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Leuk Res 30:1493-8. 2006
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  32. doi request reprint Comparison of vascular complications between conventional treatment and bone marrow transplantation for children with beta-thalassemia disease
    Alisa Limsuwan
    Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Department of Pediatrics, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Rama VI Road, Bangkok 10400, Thailand
    Pediatr Cardiol 30:777-80. 2009
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  33. ncbi request reprint Association between polymorphisms of dihydrofolate reductase and gamma glutamyl hydrolase genes and toxicity of high dose methotrexate in children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia
    Napatrupron Koomdee
    Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 13:3461-4. 2012
    ..26). DHFR 829C>T was not associated with toxicity. In conclusion, the GGH -401CT and TT genotypes were found to increase the risk of severe leukopenia and thrombocytopenia after exposure to high dose MTX for childhood ALL therapy...
  34. doi request reprint Hypercalcemia and altered biochemical bone markers in post-bone marrow transplantation osteopetrosis: a case report and literature review
    Alisa Kulpiya
    Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Pediatr Transplant 16:E140-5. 2012
    ..Bone resorption but not bone formation marker was persistently elevated despite having normocalcemia during a 16.5-month follow-up period...
  35. doi request reprint Cytomegalovirus, adenovirus, and polyomavirus co-infection among pediatric recipients of allogeneic stem cell transplantation: characteristics and outcome
    Siriorn P Watcharananan
    Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Pediatr Transplant 14:675-81. 2010
    ..Blood monitoring of CMV, ADV, and BKV is suggested among pediatric patients who develop GvHD or who have rising of CMV or ADV viremia following allo-HSCT...
  36. doi request reprint Reversible course of pulmonary arterial hypertension related to bone marrow transplantation
    Alisa Limsuwan
    Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Department of Pediatrics, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Rama VI Road, Bangkok 10400, Thailand
    Heart Vessels 26:557-61. 2011
    ..BMT was considered to be an uncommon cause of PAH, which is amenable to reversibility...
  37. ncbi request reprint Distribution of killer cell immunoglobulin-like receptor genes in Thai blood donors
    Chutima Tammakorn
    Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    J Med Assoc Thai 94:738-42. 2011
    ..KIRs recognize MHC class I molecules on target cells. The interaction of these molecules regulates NK cell reactivity. The KIR gene cluster is highly polymorphic in individuals and different populations...
  38. ncbi request reprint Bacteremia during neutropenic episodes in children undergoing hematopoietic stem cell transplantation with ciprofloxacin and penicillin prophylaxis
    Worawut Choeyprasert
    Division of Pediatric Hematology Oncology, Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai, 50200, Thailand
    Int J Hematol . 2016
    ..60, 95 % CI 1.04-41.83, P = 0.045). In conclusion, the prevalence of bacteremia was 15.3 % and the use of ATG and cord blood were risk factors for bacteremia during neutropenic episodes...
  39. ncbi request reprint Favorable response of intraommaya topotecan for leptomeningeal metastasis of neuroblastoma after intravenous route failure
    Nongnuch Sirachainan
    Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 50:169-72. 2008
    ..The survival time from CNS recurrence in this patient was 13 months. We suggest IO topotecan be considered for neoplastic meningitis of tumors with known sensitivity to topotecan...
  40. ncbi request reprint Donor lymphocyte infusion can eliminate mixed chimerism in nonmyeloablative stem cell transplantation for correction of hyper-IgM syndrome
    Suradej Hongeng
    Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Acta Haematol 114:174-6. 2005
  41. ncbi request reprint Secondary Burkitt lymphoma in a retinoblastoma patient with 13q deletion syndrome
    Suradej Hongeng
    Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 46:524-6. 2006
    ..The patient developed secondary Burkitt lymphoma 5 years after the diagnosis of retinoblastoma at the age of 8 months. He has completed treatment for both malignancies. At present, he is 7 years old and still in remission...
  42. ncbi request reprint Venous thromboembolism in Thai children
    Nongnuch Sirachainan
    Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Pediatr Hematol Oncol 24:245-56. 2007
    ..Genetic risk factors were explored in 19 patients, and no factor V Leiden or prothrombin 20210 mutations were detected. Protein C deficiency was found in 4 patients...
  43. ncbi request reprint Recombinant-activated factor VII for control and prevention of hemorrhage in nonhemophilic pediatric patients
    Ampaiwan Chuansumrit
    Department of Pediatrics, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Blood Coagul Fibrinolysis 21:354-62. 2010
    ..These results support the safety and potential benefit of rFVIIa for control and prevention of hemorrhage in pediatric patients without congenital hemophilia...
  44. ncbi request reprint Mutation Screening and Association Study of the Folylpolyglutamate Synthetase (FPGS) Gene with Susceptibility to Childhood Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia
    Duangjai Piwkham
    Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Thailand E mail
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 16:4727-32. 2015
    ..Loss of FPGS activity results in decreased cellular levels of antifolates and consequently to polyglutamatable antifolates in acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL)...
  45. ncbi request reprint Allogeneic peripheral blood stem cell transplantation in children with homozygous beta-thalassemia and severe beta-thalassemia/hemoglobin E disease
    Samart Pakakasama
    Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine at Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    J Pediatr Hematol Oncol 26:248-52. 2004
    ..Neither graft failure nor graft rejection was observed. Allogeneic PBSCT is feasible for children with beta/beta and beta/E, although the incidence of GVHD was apparently high compared with bone marrow transplant study in Thais...
  46. ncbi request reprint Pulmonary arterial hypertension after childhood cancer therapy and bone marrow transplantation
    Alisa Limsuwan
    Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Department of Pediatrics, Ramathibodi Hospital, Bangkok, Thailand
    Cardiology 105:188-94. 2006
    ..Combined pulmonary vasodilator treatment has a beneficial effect in improving the patient's condition and functional status as suggested by initial acute pulmonary vasodilator testing...
  47. ncbi request reprint Generation of CD3+ CD56+ cytokine-induced killer cells and their in vitro cytotoxicity against pediatric cancer cells
    Suradej Hongeng
    Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Int J Hematol 77:175-9. 2003
    ....
  48. ncbi request reprint Treatment of Epstein-Barr virus lymphoproliferative disease after hematopoietic stem-cell transplantation with hydroxyurea and cytotoxic T-cell lymphocytes
    Samart Pakakasama
    Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Transplantation 78:755-7. 2004
    ..Subsequently, the patient received EBV-specific cytotoxic T-cell lymphocytes and remains well. The benefit and limited toxicity of hydroxyurea therapy merit its further consideration as treatment for EBV LPD...
  49. ncbi request reprint Genetic predisposition and screening in pediatric cancer
    Samart Pakakasama
    Department of Pediatrics, Ramathibodi Hospital, Rama VI Road, Bangkok 10400, Thailand
    Pediatr Clin North Am 49:1393-413. 2002
    ..The role of the primary pediatrician is to recognize the major cancer genetic syndromes, to make appropriate referrals for genetic counseling and testing when indicated, and to ensure that adequate screening tests are being done...