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Definition of the Idiopathic Pneumonia Syndrome (IPS) Following Bone Marrow or Allogeneic Stem Cell Transplantation

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Hematology Oncology
General Surgery & Anesthesiology
Pulmonology & Critical Care

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Description:

Clark et al described the criteria for the idiopathic pneumonia syndrome (IPS) at an NIH conference in 1993. This describes a form of acute lung injury that is relatively common in bone marrow and stem cell transplant patients.

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