Moderators: A. B. Glassman, B. Löwenberg
  • C. Th. Smit Sibinga
  • P. C. Das
  • G. Opelz
Part of the Developments in Hematology and Immunology book series (DIHI, volume 10)


According to two groups in the United States, 70% of all the cases of chronic graft-versus-host disease were resulting from patients that already had suffered from acute graft-versus-host disease. So, 30% appears to be primary. I do not know whether this is a very slowly developing graft-versus-host disease, or that it is a new syndrome.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • C. Th. Smit Sibinga
    • 1
  • P. C. Das
    • 1
  • G. Opelz
    • 2
  1. 1.Red Cross Blood Bank Groningen-DrentheThe Netherlands
  2. 2.Ruprecht Karls UniversityHeidelbergGermany

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