B Meisenberg

University of Maryland, Baltimore, Baltimore, MD, United States

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Publications (21)89.51 Total impact

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    ABSTRACT: The new standard treatment of glioblastoma multiforme is concurrent radiotherapy (RT) and temozolomide. The proliferation of high-grade gliomas might be partly dependent on protein kinase C-mediated pathways. Tamoxifen has been shown in vitro to inhibit protein kinase C through estrogen receptor-independent antineoplastic effects. This Phase I trial was designed to determine the maximal tolerated dose (MTD) of tamoxifen when given with temozolomide and concurrent RT to patients with high-grade gliomas. A total of 17 consecutive patients in four cohorts with World Health Organization Grade 3 (n = 2) and 4 (n = 15) gliomas were given tamoxifen twice daily during 6 weeks of concurrent RT and temozolomide. Eligibility included histologic diagnosis, age >18 years old, Karnofsky performance status ≥ 60, and no previous brain RT or chemotherapy. The starting dose was 50 mg/m(2) divided twice daily. If no dose-limiting toxicities (DLTs) occurred in 3 patients, the dose was escalated in 25-mg/m(2) increments until the MTD was reached. When ≥ 2 patients within a cohort experienced a DLT, the MTD had been exceeded. Temozolomide was given with RT at 75 mg/m(2). A dose of 60 Gy in 2 Gy/d fractions to a partial brain field was delivered. A total of 6 patients in Cohort 4 had received tamoxifen at 125 mg/m(2). One patient was excluded, and the fourth patient developed Grade 4 thrombocytopenia (DLT). Thus, 3 more patients needed to be enrolled. A deep venous thrombosis (DLT) occurred in the sixth patient. Thus, the MTD was 100 mg/m(2). The MTD of tamoxifen was 100 mg/m(2) when given concurrently with temozolomide 75 mg/m(2) and RT. Tamoxifen might have a role in the initial treatment of high-grade gliomas and should be studied in future Phase II trials building on the newly established platform of concurrent chemoradiotherapy.
    International journal of radiation oncology, biology, physics 02/2011; 82(2):739-42. · 4.59 Impact Factor
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    Journal of Clinical Oncology 11/2008; 26(28):4688-90. · 18.04 Impact Factor
  • Barry Meisenberg, Lavanya Yarlagadda
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    ABSTRACT: Tumors involving the pineal gland are uncommon, accounting for 0.4% to 11% of intracranial tumors in children, and 0.4% to 1% of such tumors in adults [1]. Tumors arising within the pineal gland are commonly of three principal histologic types, each with its own subtypes. It is most appropriate to consider treatment approaches based on the histologic type, not anatomic origin. The three main types of pineal tumors that will be considered are germ cell tumors (GCTs), pineal parenchymal tumors (PPTs), and astrocytomas. Other tumors that are occasionally seen in this area are meningiomas, gangliogliomas, ependymomas, lipomas, and metastatic cancer. Pineal cysts, vascular malformations and aneurysms are benign lesions that can occur in the pineal region, occasionally posing a diagnostic challenge.
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    ABSTRACT: The objective of this study was to re-evaluate the previously published hematopoietic stem cell (HSC) expansion work using human brain endothelial cells (HUBEC). The expansion effect of contact and non-contact conditions was reported to be equivalent by others. However, we report here different results that the expansion can be achieved only with direct contact. We co-cultured human CD34+ cells with and without HUBEC contact for seven days with cytokines and the readouts were CD34+ / CD38 - phenotype and SCID repopulating cell (SRC) frequency. Also tested was the inhibitory effect of Wnt receptor inhibitor Dkk-1 on HUBEC contact ex vivo expansion; whether an increased expression of Wnt3 occurs on the HUBEC surface; and detection of an increased nuclear localization of beta-catenin in CD34+ / CD38- cells in HUBEC contact culture condition. We conclude that the successful expansion by HUBEC contact culture is a candidate explanation based on the Wnt family protein, possibly Wnt3, expression on HUBEC.
    Growth Factors 07/2007; 25(3):141-50. · 2.20 Impact Factor
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    ABSTRACT: In preclinical studies, bortezomib was shown to suppress tumor growth, sensitize malignant cells to apoptosis, and reverse chemotherapy resistance. We evaluated the addition of escalating doses of bortezomib 0.7, 1, and 1.3 mg/m2 intravenously on days 1, 4, and 8 to DT-PACE (cisplatin 10 mg/m2, doxorubicin 10 mg/m2, cyclophosphamide 400 mg/m2, and etoposide 40 mg/m2 per day by intravenous continuous infusion on days 1-4) plus oral dexamethasone 40 mg on days 1-4 and thalidomide 200 mg on days 1-8 in newly diagnosed patients with multiple myeloma. Peripheral blood stem cells were collected after cycle 1. Twelve patients completed the study, and all received autologous stem cell transplantation (SCT). Hematologic toxicities were predictable, with 3 episodes of neutropenic fever. Grade >/= 2 nonhematologic toxicities included diarrhea (n = 1), deep vein thrombosis (n = 2), hypotension (n = 2), syncope (n = 1), and peripheral neuropathy (n = 3). The median number of CD34+ cells collected was 20.57 x 10 superset6 CD34+ cells/kg. After 2 cycles, 10 of 12 patients exhibited a partial response or better. Best response after autologous SCT, complete response/near complete response was exhibited in 9 patients, and partial response was exhibited in 3 patients. At a median of 20 months, 4 patients experienced relapse and 1 had died. Bortezomib/DT-PACE compared favorably with DT-PACE with regard to leukapheresis days, total CD34+ cell collection, and engraftment. This novel strategy of simultaneous proteasome inhibition in combination with thalidomide and chemotherapy was effective and safe, allowing for adequate stem cell collection and early autologous SCT; its impact on overall survival, especially in patients with high-risk myeloma, awaits further investigation.
    Clinical Lymphoma & Myeloma 12/2006; 7(3):210-6. · 1.13 Impact Factor
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    ABSTRACT: Although high-dose therapy and autologous stem cell transplant (ASCT) is superior to conventional chemotherapy for treatment of myeloma, most patients relapse and the time to relapse depends upon the initial prognostic factors. The administration of non-cross-resistant chemotherapies during the post-transplant period may delay or prevent relapse. We prospectively studied the role of consolidation chemotherapy (CC) after single autologous peripheral blood stem cell transplant (auto-PBSCT) in 103 mostly newly diagnosed myeloma patients (67 patients were < or =6 months from the initial treatment). Patients received conditioning with BCNU, melphalan+/-gemcitabine and auto-PBSCT followed by two cycles of the DCEP+/-G regimen (dexamethasone, cyclophosphamide, etoposide, cisplatin+/-gemcitabine) at 3 and 9 months post-transplant and alternating with two cycles of DPP regimen (dexamethasone, cisplatin, paclitaxel) at 6 and 12 months post-transplant. With a median follow-up of 61.2 months, the median event-free survival (EFS) and overall survival (OS) are 26 and 54.1 months, respectively. The 5-year EFS and OS are 23.1 and 42.5%, respectively. Overall, 51 (49.5%) patients finished all CC, suggesting that a major limitation of this approach is an inability to deliver all planned treatments. In order to improve results following autotransplantation, novel agents or immunologic approaches should be studied in the post-transplant setting.
    Bone Marrow Transplantation 02/2006; 37(1):65-72. · 3.54 Impact Factor
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    ABSTRACT: Bcl-2 regulates the mitochondrial apoptosis pathway that promotes chemotherapy resistance. Bcl-2 antisense oligonucleotide, G3139, targets Bcl-2 mRNA. G3139 was administered (3 to 7 mg/kg/d for 7 days) by continuous intravenous infusion. On day 4, patients started thalidomide (100 to 400 mg as tolerated) and dexamethasone (40 mg daily for 4 days) on 21-day cycles for three cycles. Stable and responding patients continued on 35-day cycles for 2 years. Thirty-three patients (median age, 60 years; range, 28 to 76 years) received 220 cycles. Patients received a median of three prior regimens including thalidomide (n = 15) and stem-cell transplantation (n = 31). The regimen was well tolerated; the median number of cycles per patient was eight (range, one to 16+ cycles). Toxicities included reversible increase in creatinine, thrombocytopenia, neutropenia, fatigue, anorexia, constipation, fever, neuropathy, edema, electrolyte disturbances, and hyperglycemia. Fifty-five percent of patients had objective responses, including two complete responses (CRs), four near CRs (positive immunofixation), and 12 partial responses; six patients had minimal responses (MRs). Of patients who received prior thalidomide, seven had objective responses, and three had MRs. The median duration of response was 13 months, and estimated progression-free and overall survival times were 12 and 17.4 months, respectively. Responding patients had significant increase in polyclonal immunoglobulin M (P = .005), indicating innate immune system activation. Western blot analysis of Bcl-2 protein isolated from myeloma cells before and after G3139 demonstrated a decrease of Bcl-2 levels in three of seven patients compared with six of nine patients using reverse transcriptase polymerase chain reaction. G3139, dexamethasone, and thalidomide are well tolerated and result in encouraging clinical responses in relapsed multiple myeloma patients.
    Journal of Clinical Oncology 07/2005; 23(18):4089-99. · 18.04 Impact Factor
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    ABSTRACT: Inosine monophosphate dehydrogenase (IMPDH) inhibitors have been used to induce leukemia blast cell differentiation but have not been tested in multiple myeloma for activity. Currently, available IMPDH inhibitor, mycophenolate mofetil (MMF), which is known as an immunosuppressant, was shown to induce apoptosis in myeloma cell lines. On the basis of our preclinical studies, we designed a clinical study to test our hypothesis that MMF has antimyeloma activity. A Phase I MMF dose escalation study was conducted in relapsed and refractory myeloma patients who had documented disease progression by myeloma markers or bone marrow plasmacytosis to determine the maximum tolerated dose, toxicities, and efficacy of the drug. To assess the activity of IMPDH inhibition in the myeloma cells of patients, we measured intracellular nucleotide triphosphate levels by high-performance liquid chromatography-based analysis and examined the correlation with clinical response. Among the 11 study patients, MMF was generally well tolerated and was administered up to a maximum dose of 5 g/day. The most common toxicity was grade 1 fatigue (n = 4, 36%). One patient had a partial response (3 g/day), four patients had stable disease, and six patients had progression of disease. There was a statistically significant difference in the intracellular dGTP level changes between the stable disease/partial response group versus progression of disease. MMF at 1 to 5 g/day daily dose is well tolerated by patients with relapsed and refractory multiple myeloma patients. Positive correlation between clinical response and depletion of intracellular dGTP level was shown. Future drug development to target this enzyme maybe useful in treating myelomas.
    Clinical Cancer Research 01/2005; 10(24):8301-8. · 7.84 Impact Factor
  • International Journal of Radiation Oncology Biology Physics - INT J RADIAT ONCOL BIOL PHYS. 01/2005; 63.
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    ABSTRACT: Relapse remains a major cause of treatment failure after autotransplantation (auto-PBSCT) for Hodgkin's disease (HD). The administration of non-crossresistant therapies during the post-transplant period may delay or prevent relapse. We prospectively studied the role of consolidation chemotherapy (CC) after auto-PBSCT in 37 patients with relapsed or refractory HD. Patients received high-dose gemcitabine-BCNU-melphalan and auto-PBSCT followed by involved-field radiation and up to four cycles of the DCEP-G regimen, which consisted of dexamethasone, cyclophosphamide, etoposide, cisplatin, gemcitabine given at 3 and 9 months post transplant alternating with a second regimen (DPP) of dexamethasone, cisplatin, paclitaxel at 6 and 12 months post transplant. The probabilities of event-free survival (EFS) and overall survival (OS) at 2.5 years were 59% (95% CI=42-76%) and 86% (95% CI=71-99%), respectively. In all, 17 patients received 54 courses of CC and 15 were surviving event free (2.5 years, EFS=87%). There were no treatment-related deaths during or after the CC phase. Post-transplant CC is feasible and well tolerated. The impact of this approach on EFS should be evaluated in a larger, randomized study.
    Bone Marrow Transplantation 12/2004; 34(10):883-90. · 3.54 Impact Factor
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    ABSTRACT: The purpose of the study was to examine the yield of CD34(+) cells, response rates, and toxicity of high-dose cyclophosphamide with or without etoposide in patients with multiple myeloma. In total, 77 myeloma patients received either cyclophosphamide 4.5 g/m(2) (n=28) alone or with etoposide 2 g/m(2) (n=49) in a nonrandomized manner, followed by G-CSF 10 microg/kg/day for the purpose of stem cell mobilization. The effects of various factors on CD34(+) cell yield, response rate and engraftment were explored. A median of 22.39 x 10(6) CD34(+) cells/kg were collected on the first day of leukapheresis (range 0.59-114.71 x 10(6)/kg) in 71 (92%) of patients. Greater marrow plasma cell infiltration (P=0.02) or prior radiation therapy (P=0.02) adversely affected CD34(+) cell yield. In total, 45% of patients receiving cyclophosphamide and 56% of those receiving cyclophosphamide/etoposide had at least a minimum response by EBMT criteria. In all, 25% of patients who received cyclophosphamide alone vs 75.5% of patients who received combined chemotherapy required hospitalization mainly for treatment of neutropenic fever. Cyclophosphamide alone is associated with impressive CD34(+) cell yields and clear antimyeloma activity. The addition of etoposide resulted in increased toxicity without significant improvement in CD34(+) cell yield or response rates.
    Bone Marrow Transplantation 08/2004; 34(1):69-76. · 3.54 Impact Factor
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    ABSTRACT: This study was conducted to define a new maximum tolerated dose and the dose-limiting toxicity (DLT) of melphalan and autologous hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (AHSCT) when used with the cytoprotective agent amifostine. Fifty-eight patients with various types of malignancy who were ineligible for higher-priority AHSCT protocols were entered on a phase I study of escalating doses of melphalan beginning at 220 mg/m(2) and advancing by 20 mg/m(2) increments in planned cohorts of 4 to 8 patients until severe regimen-related toxicity (RRT) was encountered. In all patients, amifostine 740 mg/m(2) was given on 2 occasions before the first melphalan dose (ie, 24 hours before and again 15 minutes before). AHSCT was given 24 hours after the first melphalan dose. Melphalan was given in doses up to and including 300 mg/m(2). Hematologic depression was profound, although it was rapidly and equally reversible at all melphalan doses. Although mucosal RRT was substantial, it was not the DLT, and some patients given the highest melphalan doses (ie, 300 mg/m(2)) did not develop mucosal RRT. The DLT was not clearly defined. Cardiac toxicity in the form of atrial fibrillation occurred in 3 of 36 patients treated with melphalan doses >/=280 mg/m(2) and was deemed fatal in 1 patient given melphalan 300 mg/m(2). (Another patient with a known cardiomyopathy was given melphalan 220 mg/m(2) and died as a result of heart failure but did not have atrial fibrillation.) Another patient given melphalan 300 mg/m(2) died of hepatic necrosis. The maximum tolerated dose of melphalan in this setting was thus considered to be 280 mg/m(2), and 27 patients were given this dose without severe RRT. Moreover, 38 patients were evaluable for delayed toxicity related to RRT; none was noted. Tumor responses have been noted at all melphalan doses and in all diagnostic groups, and 21 patients are alive at median day +1121 (range, day +136 to day +1923), including 16 without evidence of disease progression at median day +1075 (range, day +509 to day +1638). Amifostine and AHSCT permit the safe use of melphalan 280 mg/m(2), an apparent increase over the dose of melphalan that can be safely administered with AHSCT but without amifostine. Further studies are needed not only to confirm these findings, but also to define the antitumor efficacy of this regimen. Finally, it may be possible to evaluate additional methods of further dose escalation of melphalan in this setting.
    Biology of Blood and Marrow Transplantation 07/2004; 10(7):473-83. · 3.94 Impact Factor
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    ABSTRACT: Four patients with chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML) that was refractory to interferon alpha (two patients) or imatinib mesylate (two patients), and who lacked donors for allogeneic stem cell transplantation, received autotransplants followed by infusions of ex vivo costimulated autologous T cells. At day +30 (about 14 days after T-cell infusion), the mean CD4+ cell count was 481 cells/microl (range 270-834) and the mean CD8+ count was 516 cells/microl (range 173-1261). One patient had a relative lymphocytosis at 3.5 months after T-cell infusion, with CD4 and CD8 levels of 750 and 1985 cells/microl, respectively. All the four patients had complete cytogenetic remissions early after transplantation, three of whom also became PCR negative for the bcr/abl fusion mRNA. One patient, who had experienced progressive CML while on interferon alpha therapy, became PCR- post transplant, and remained in a molecular CR at 3.0 years of follow-up. All the four patients survived at 6, 9, 40, and 44 months post transplant; the patient who remained PCR+ had a cytogenetic and hematologic relapse of CML, but entered a molecular remission on imatinib. Autotransplantation followed by costimulated autologous T cells is feasible for patients with chronic phase CML, who lack allogeneic donors and can be associated with molecular remissions.
    Bone Marrow Transplantation 02/2004; 33(1):53-60. · 3.54 Impact Factor
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    ABSTRACT: We evaluated 120 leukapheresis procedures (93 patients), in order to detect clinical factors that influence the efficiency of CD34+ collection using Cobe Spectra trade mark cell separators. Hematocrit was >27% and platelet count >30 000/microl in >95% of patients. Platelet transfusions were given if the postprocedure count was &<20 000/microl. Multiple regression analysis was used to analyze putative factors, and a predictive equation defined by stepwise regression modeling. The mean efficiency was 0.59 (s.d. 0.27). Sex (M>F; P=0.01), the volume processed (inversely; P=0.01) and CD34+ cell count (inversely; P=0.04) were associated with efficiency, whereas hematocrit, platelet or leukocyte count, catheter type and patient weight were not. The effect size for predictive factors was small (R(2)=0.21). Adverse events were limited to hypocalcemia. We conclude that female sex, volume processed and CD34+ cell count adversely influence the efficiency of CD34+ cell leukapheresis. However, the impact of volume and CD34+ cell count is small, and likely to be offset by the influence of these same factors on overall yield. Leukapheresis appears to be safe and efficient for autologous blood and marrow transplantation patients with hematocrit >27% and platelet count >30 000/microl.
    Bone Marrow Transplantation 06/2003; 31(10):851-5. · 3.54 Impact Factor
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    ABSTRACT: Cyclosporine A (CSA) and tacrolimus (FK-506) are both associated with thrombotic microangiopathy (TMA) in allogeneic BMT recipients, although it is not known which drug is more likely to cause the syndrome. The optimal treatment of BMT-associated TMA is also not known. To estimate the risks, predisposing factors, and outcomes of TMA, data were analyzed from two cohorts of BMT patients who had received CSA or FK-506 in our institution with the same clinical definition for TMA. TMA was diagnosed in 11 of 55 patients (CSA, 3 of 24; FK-506, 8 of 31). The daily risk of developing TMA was 0.12 percent for patients receiving CSA and 0.26 percent for those receiving FK-506 (p = 0.16, chi-square). Among patients receiving FK-506, sibling donor BMT recipients were as likely to develop TMA as matched unrelated donor recipients. Serum CSA and FK-506 concentrations were not elevated above the therapeutic range in most patients with TMA. The blood urea nitrogen to serum creatinine ratio was elevated in patients with TMA. Despite daily plasmapheresis, 9 of 11 patients died without resolution of TMA; however, the causes of death were multifactorial, including GVHD. Histologic evidence for TMA was absent in 1 patient who died with persistent clinical signs attributed to microangiopathy. In this study, a high incidence of TMA was found in patients receiving either CSA or FK-506 following BMT, with uniform diagnostic criteria and strict monitoring. Neither drug showed elevated levels in most patients with TMA. Plasmapheresis was unsuccessful in reversing most cases of TMA.
    Transfusion 02/2003; 43(1):78-84. · 3.53 Impact Factor
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    ABSTRACT: Disease relapse occurs in 50% or more of patients who are autografted for relapsed or refractory lymphoma (NHL) or Hodgkin's disease (HD). The administration of non-cross-resistant therapies during the post-transplant phase could possibly control residual disease and delay or prevent its progression. To test this approach, 55 patients with relapsed/refractory or high-risk NHL or relapsed/refractory HD were enrolled in the following protocol: stem cell mobilization: cyclophosphamide (4.5 g/m(2)) + etoposide (2.0 g/m(2)) followed by GM-CSF or G-CSF; high-dose therapy: gemcitabine (1.0 g/m(2)) on day -5, BCNU (300 mg/m(2)) + gemcitabine (1.0 g/m(2)) on day -2, melphalan (140 mg/m(2)) on day -1, blood stem cell infusion on day 0; post-transplant immunotherapy (B cell NHL): rituxan (375 mg/m(2)) weekly for 4 weeks + GM-CSF (250 microg thrice weekly) (weeks 4-8); post-transplant involved-field radiotherapy (HD): 30-40 Gy to pre-transplant areas of disease (weeks 4-8); post-transplant consolidation chemotherapy (all patients): dexamethasone (40 mg daily)/cyclophosphamide (300 mg/m(2)/day)/etoposide (30 mg/m(2)/day)/cisplatin (15 mg/m(2)/day) by continuous intravenous infusion for 4 days + gemcitabine (1.0 g/m(2), day 3) (months 3 + 9) alternating with dexamethasone/paclitaxel (135 mg/m(2))/cisplatin (75 mg/m(2)) (months 6 + 12). Of the 33 patients with B cell lymphoma, 14 had primary refractory disease (42%), 12 had relapsed disease (36%) and seven had high-risk disease in first CR (21%). For the entire group, the 2-year Kaplan-Meier event-free survival (EFS) and overall survival (OS) were 30% and 35%, respectively, while six of 33 patients (18%) died before day 100 from transplant-related complications. The rituxan/GM-CSF phase was well-tolerated by the 26 patients who were treated and led to radiographic responses in seven patients; an eighth patient with a blastic variant of mantle-cell lymphoma had clearance of marrow involvement after rituxan/GM-CSF. Of the 22 patients with relapsed/refractory HD (21 patients) or high-risk T cell lymphoblastic lymphoma (one patient), the 2-year Kaplan-Meier EFS and OS were 70% and 85%, respectively, while two of 22 patients (9%) died before day 100 from transplant-related complications. Eight patients received involved field radiation and seven had radiographic responses within the treatment fields. A total of 72 courses of post-transplant consolidation chemotherapy were administered to 26 of the 55 total patients. Transient grade 3-4 myelosuppression was common and one patient died from neutropenic sepsis, but no patients required an infusion of backup stem cells. After adjustment for known prognostic factors, the EFS for the cohort of HD patients was significantly better than the EFS for an historical cohort of HD patients autografted after BEAC (BCNU/etoposide/cytarabine/cyclophosphamide) without consolidation chemotherapy (P = 0.015). In conclusion, post-transplant consolidation therapy is feasible and well-tolerated for patients autografted for aggressive NHL and HD and may be associated with improved progression-free survival particularly for patients with HD.
    Bone Marrow Transplantation 03/2002; 29(4):303-12. · 3.54 Impact Factor
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    ABSTRACT: Adenoviruses are increasingly recognized as a significant cause of morbidity and mortality in immunocompromised patients. We report on a patient who, approximately 4 weeks after allogeneic stem cell transplantation, developed fever, new liver lesions and thrombotic microangiopathy. Adenovirus type 2 was isolated from blood and urine samples. Liver biopsy showed parenchymal necrosis with intranuclear viral inclusion bodies. Immunohistochemistry was positive for adenovirus. In addition, on electron microscopy the morphologic pattern was highly suggestive of adenovirus. The patient died on post-transplant day 40. The relatively early post-transplant presentation of disseminated adenoviral disease and its possible association with a TTP-like picture are rather unusual after allogeneic transplantation.
    Leukemia and Lymphoma 09/2001; 42(4):801-4. · 2.61 Impact Factor
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    ABSTRACT: We report on three patients with multiple myeloma who developed drug-induced pneumonitis 1-2(1/2) months following maintenance (post autologous transplantation) chemotherapy with CDEP (cyclophosphamide, dexamethasone, etoposide, cisplatin) and 6-20 months after exposure to carmustine (BCNU) 300 mg/m(2), used in combination with melphalan 140 mg/m(2), as pre-transplant conditioning regimen. All patients had either a proven (two) or suspected (one) fungal pneumonia and were treated with liposomal amphotericin B. Dyspnea, fever and cough were the prominent clinical symptoms, while air-space disease with ground glass appearance was seen radiographically. Histologic features typical for drug-induced lung injury were detected. All patients had a dramatic, clinical and radiographic response to a brief course of corticosteroids. Although CDEP-induced pneumonitis appears to be a rare complication, its early recognition and prompt treatment, as well as its possible association with preceding fungal infection may have important clinical implications.
    Bone Marrow Transplantation 09/2001; 28(4):399-403. · 3.54 Impact Factor
  • P Gupta, B Meisenberg, P Amin, H D Pomeranz
    Retina 02/2001; 21(5):545-7. · 2.83 Impact Factor

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274 Citations
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  • 2001–2008
    • University of Maryland, Baltimore
      • • Division of General Internal Medicine
      • • Greenebaum Cancer Center
      • • Division of Hematology/Oncology
      • • Department of Medicine
      Baltimore, MD, United States
  • 2003
    • University of Maryland Medical Center
      Baltimore, Maryland, United States