This is a joint guideline produced by the Haemato-oncology task force of BSH Guidelines and the British Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation.
It discusses the diagnosis and management of veno-occlusive disease (VOD) of the liver following haemopoietic stem cell transplant (autograft or allograft).
It does not include VOD occurring post solid organ transplant or following chemotherapy. It includes recommendations for prophylaxis and treatment and highlights the differences of approach in management of adults and children.
Declaration of Interests
The BSH paid the expenses incurred during the writing of this guidance. None of the authors had conflicts of interest to declare. All authors have made a declaration of interests to the BSH and Task Force Chairs which may be viewed on request.