March, 2007
No. 92 (3)

Editorials

Articles

The characteristics of hematopoietic stem cells from autoimmune-prone mice and the role of neural cell adhesion molecules in abnormal proliferation of these cells in MRL/lpr mice

Xiaoli Wang, Hiroko Hisha, Wenhao Cui, Changye Song, Tomomi Mizokami, Satoshi Okazaki, Qing Li, Wei Feng, Junko Kato, Shiwen Jiang, Hongxue Fan, Susumu Ikehara

https://doi.org/10.3324/haematol.10603

The potential effect of gender in combination with common genetic polymorphisms of drug-metabolizing enzymes on the risk of developing acute leukemia

Pascual Bolufer, Maria Collado, Eva Barragán, José Cervera, María-José Calasanz, Dolors Colomer, José Roman-Gómez, Miguel A. Sanz

https://doi.org/10.3324/haematol.10752

Using quantification of the PML-RARα transcript to stratify the risk of relapse in patients with acute promyelocytic leukemia

Carlos Santamaría, Maria Carmen Chillón, Carina Fernández, Patricia Martín-Jiménez, Ana Balanzategui, Ramón García Sanz, Jesús F. San Miguel, Marcos-Gonzalez González

https://doi.org/10.3324/haematol.10734

Absence of prognostic impact of CD13 and/or CD33 antigen expression in adult acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Results of the GIMEMA ALL 0496 trial

Antonella Vitale, Anna Guarini, Cristina Ariola, Giovanna Meloni, Omar Perbellini, Michele Pizzuti, Cinzia De Gregoris, Vincenzo Mettivier, Alessandro Pastorini, Giovanni Pizzolo, Marco Vignetti, Franco Mandelli, Robin Foà

https://doi.org/10.3324/haematol.10385

Autologous stem cell transplantation after complete remission and first consolidation in acute myeloid leukemia patients aged 61–70 years: results of the prospective EORTC–GIMEMA AML–13 study

Xavier Thomas, Stefan Suciu, Bernard Rio, Giuseppe Leone, Giorgio Broccia, George Fillet, Ulrich Jehn, Walter Feremans, Giovanna Meloni, Marco Vignetti, Theo de Witte, Sergio Amadori

https://doi.org/10.3324/haematol.10552

Immunosuppressive therapy with anti-thymocyte globulin and cyclosporine A in selected children with hypoplastic refractory cytopenia

Ayami Yoshimi, Irith Baumann, Monika Führer, Eva Bergsträsser, Ulrich Göbel, Karl-Walter Sykora, Thomas Klingebiel, Ute Gross-Wieltsch, Marry M van den Heuvel-Eibrink, Alexandra Fischer, Peter Nöllke, Charlotte Niemeyer

https://doi.org/10.3324/haematol.10683

Letters to the Editor

Juvenile hemochromatosis caused by a novel combination of hemojuvelin G320V/R176C mutations in a 5-year old girl

Patricia Aguilar-Martinez, Chun Yu Lok, Séverine Cunat, Estelle Cadet, Kathryn Robson, Jacques Rochette

https://doi.org/10.3324/haematol.10701

Steroid treatment in children with sickle-cell disease

Sonia Couillard, Malika Benkerrou, Robert Girot, Valentine Brousse, Alicia Ferster, Brigitte Bader-Meunier

https://doi.org/10.3324/haematol.10800

JAK2V617F detection and dosage of serum erythropoietin: first steps of the diagnostic work-up for patients consulting for elevated hematocrit

François Girodon, Eric Lippert, Pascal Mossuz, Irène Dobo, Nathalie Boiret-Dupré, Jean-François Lesesve, Sylvie Hermouet, Vincent Praloran

https://doi.org/10.3324/haematol.10660

Online Only Articles

Clinically and genetically atypical T-cell prolymphocytic leukemia underlines the relevance of a multidisciplinary diagnostic approach

Y. Sandberg, K.L. Wu, F. Heule, R.R. van den Bos, K.H. Lam, A..W. Langerak, V.H. van der Velden, K. van Lom, H.B. Beverloo

https://doi.org/10.3324/haematol.11057

Primary T-cell lymphoma of the thyroid gland with chemokine receptors of Th1 phenotype complicating autoimmune thyroiditis

S. Koida, K. Tsukasaki, T. Tsuchiya, H. Harasawa, T. Fukushima, Y. Yamada, K. Ohshima, S. Kamihira, M. Kikuchi, M. Tomonaga

https://doi.org/10.3324/haematol.10351

Large granular lymphocyte proliferation and revertant mosaicism: two rare events in a Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome patient

K. Boztug, U. Baumann, M. Ballmaier, D. Webster, I. Sandrock, R. Jacobs, T. Lion, S. Preuner, M. Germeshausen, G. Hansen, K. Welte, C. Klein

https://doi.org/10.3324/haematol.11222

Brief Reports

Resistance to dasatinib in Philadelphia-positive leukemia patients and the presence or the selection of mutations at residues 315 and 317 in the BCR-ABL kinase domain

Simona Soverini, Sabrina Colarossi, Alessandra Gnani, Fausto Castagnetti, Gianantonio Rosti, Costanza Bosi, Stefania Paolini, Michela Rondoni, Pier Paolo Piccaluga, Francesca Palandri, Panagiota Giannoulia, Giulia Marzocchi, Simona Luatti, Nicoletta Testoni, Ilaria Iacobucci, Daniela Cilloni, Giuseppe Saglio, Michele Baccarani, Giovanni Martinelli

https://doi.org/10.3324/haematol.10822

The translocations t(6;18;11)(q24;q21;q21) and t(11;14;18)(q21;q32;q21) lead to a fusion of the API2 and MALT1 genes and occur in MALT lymphomas

Eva M. Murga Penas, Evelyne Callet-Bauchu, Hongtao Ye, Kristina Hinz, Nadine Albert, Christiane Copie-Bergman, Sophie Gazzo, Françoise Berger, Gilles Salles, Carsten Bokemeyer, Ming-Qing Du, Judith Dierlamm

https://doi.org/10.3324/haematol.10268

Deferral of assessment of pulmonary embolism

Sergio Siragusa, Alessandra Malato, Francesco Falaschi, Fernando Porro, Raffaela Anastasio, Antonino Giarratano, Lucio Lo Coco, Maria Cristina Buonanno, Elena Maggi, Maria Antonietta Bressan, Guglielmo Mariani

https://doi.org/10.3324/haematol.09899

Reduced intensity stem cell transplantation for advanced soft tissue sarcomas in adults: a retrospective analysis of the European Group for Blood and Marrow Transplantation

Simona Secondino, Matteo G. Carrabba, Paolo Pedrazzoli, Luca Castagna, Francesco Spina, Federica Grosso, Alexia Bertuzzi, Jacques-Olivier Bay, Salvatore Siena, Paolo Corradini, Dietger Niederwieser, Taner Demirer

https://doi.org/10.3324/haematol.10521

Research Papers

Arsenic but not all-trans retinoic acid overcomes the aberrant stem cell capacity of PML/RARα-positive leukemic stem cells

Xiaomin Zheng, Anita Seshire, Brigitte Rüster, Gesine Bug, Tim Beissert, Elena Puccetti, Dieter Hoelzer, Reinhard Henschler, Martin Ruthardt

https://doi.org/10.3324/haematol.10541

Subclassification of patients with acute myelogenous leukemia based on chemokine responsiveness and constitutive chemokine release by their leukemic cells

Øystein Bruserud, Anita Ryningen, Astrid Marta Olsnes, Laila Stordrange, Anne Margrete Øyan, Karl Henning Kalland, Bjørn Tore Gjertsen

https://doi.org/10.3324/haematol.10148

The prognostic role of CXCR3 expression by chronic lymphocytic leukemia B cells

Esther Ocaña, Luis Delgado-Pérez, Antonio Campos-Caro, Juan Muñóz, Antonio Paz, Rafael Franco, José A. Brieva

https://doi.org/10.3324/haematol.10649

High prevalence of bleeders of unknown cause among patients with inherited mucocutaneous bleeding. A prospective study of 280 patients and 299 controls

Teresa Quiroga, Manuela Goycoolea, Olga Panes, Eduardo Aranda, Carlos Martínez, Sabine Belmont, Blanca Muñoz, Pamela Zúñiga, Jaime Pereira, Diego Mezzano

https://doi.org/10.3324/haematol.10816

Surgical bleeding after pre-operative unfractionated heparin and low molecular weight heparin for coronary bypass surgery

Giulia Renda, Raffaele Di Pillo, Alberto D’Alleva, Adolfo Sciartilli, Marco Zimarino, Erica De Candia, Raffaele Landolfi, Gabriele Di Giammarco, Antonio Calafiore, Raffaele De Caterina

https://doi.org/10.3324/haematol.10913

Venous thromboembolism – a manifestation of the metabolic syndrome

Cihan Ay, Theres Tengler, Rainer Vormittag, Ralph Simanek, Wolfgang Dorda, Thomas Vukovich, Ingrid Pabinger

https://doi.org/10.3324/haematol.10828

Progress in Hematology

Chimeric T-cell receptors: new challenges for targeted immunotherapy in hematologic malignancies

Ettore Biagi, Virna Marin, Greta Maria Paola Giordano Attianese, Erica Dander, Giovanna D’Amico, Andrea Biondi

https://doi.org/10.3324/haematol.10873