, 2022-12-10 12:19:09,
December 10, 2022
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Stella F, et al. Abstract 169. Presented at: ASH Annual Meeting and Exposition; Dec. 10-13, 2022; New Orleans.
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NEW ORLEANS — Adults undergoing stem cell transplant who received a nonrestrictive diet had similar rates of infection, feeding outcomes and acute graft-versus-host disease as those on a low-microbial protective diet, according to a study.
“The results of this … the first randomized study investigating the role of diet after allogeneic and autologous stem cell transplantation, demonstrate that the use of a restrictive diet is an unnecessary burden for the patients’ quality of life,” Federico Stella, MD, of Università degli Studi di Milano – Istituto Nazionale dei Tumori in Milan, said during a press conference at ASH Annual Meeting and Exposition.
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