Chronic GVHD of the Gastrointestinal Tract

Chronic Graft versus Host Disease of the Gastrointestinal Tract

In this video, Dr. Amelia Langston discusses: 

  • GVHD and its risk
  • Prevention is the Cornerstone of Managing GVHD
  • Acute and Chronic GVHD, Overlap GVHD
  • The GI Tract - A Long Winding Road
  • Case Study: GVHD in 40 Year Old Man with AML In Remission
  • Upper GI Acute GVHD
  • Lower GI Acute GVHD
  • Chronic GVHD and Other Late GI Syndromes
  • Chronic GVHD of Esophagus
  • Unexplained Weight Loss after Allogeneic BMT
  • Other Things That Can Cause GI Disturbance
  • Key medications

Dr. Amelia Langston is Executive Vice-Chair of Hematology/Medical Oncology, and Medical Director and Section Chief of the Bone Marrow Transplant Program at the Winship Cancer Institute, Emory University School of Medicine. This video is a recording of the workshop conducted at the 2017 Celebrating a Second Chance at Life Survivorship Symposium. It is a 30-minute presentation followed by a 30-minute Q & A session.

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