Transient hypoxaemia during neutrophil recovery in febrile patients Academic Article uri icon


  • In previous anecdotal reports, treatment with granulocyte colony-stimulating factor has been associated with pulmonary toxicity. In 35 consecutive admissions for chemotherapy-induced febrile neutropenia, transient hypoxia occurred in 12. 10 of the 12 followed treatment with filgrastim to induce neutrophil recovery. There was no consistent association with cytotoxic regimen.

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  • April 1995

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