Treatment of children with complications of cancer therapy and multiple organ failure

The large number of paediatric patients with oncological problems requires an intensive care unit because of the complications of oncology therapies. These complications such as infectious problems, respiratory, cardiovascular, and renal insufficiency may require long and expensive treatments. The number of organ dysfunctions is the best prognostic factor of survival.

Keywords: MULTIPLE ORGAN FAILURE – complications, mortality, therapy; TUMORS – mortality, pathology; CHILD INSTITUTIONALIZED
Category: Review
Volume: Vol. 53, No 4, october - december 2009
Authors: I. Škarić
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