Brazilian Nutritional Consensus in Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation: Adults

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The nutritional status of patients submitted to hematopoietic stem cell transplant is considered an independent risk factor, which may influence on quality of life and tolerance to the proposed treatment. The impairment of nutritional status during hematopoietic stem cell transplant occurs mainly due to the adverse effects resulting from conditioning to which the patient is subjected. Therefore, adequate nutritional evaluation and follow-up during hematopoietic stem cell transplant are essential. To emphasize the importance of nutritional status and body composition during treatment, as well as the main characteristics related to the nutritional assessment of the patient, the Brazilian Consensus on Nutrition in Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant: Adults was prepared, aiming to standardize and update Nutritional Therapy in this area. Dietitians, nutrition physicians and hematologists from 15 Brazilian centers thar are references in hematopoietic stem cell transplant took part.

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Barban, J. B., Simões, B. P., Moraes, B. D. G. de C., Anunciação, C. R. da, Rocha, C. S. da, Pintor, D. C. Q., … Pereira, A. Z. (2020). Brazilian Nutritional Consensus in Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation: Adults. In Einstein (Sao Paulo, Brazil) (Vol. 18, p. AE4530). NLM (Medline). https://doi.org/10.31744/einstein_journal/2020AE4530

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