August, 2007
No. 92 (8)

Editorials

Articles

Functional characterization of novel telomerase RNA (TERC) mutations in patients with diverse clinical and pathological presentations

Anna Marrone, Priya Sokhal, Amanda Walne, Richard Beswick, Michael Kirwan, Sally Killick, Mike Williams, Judith Marsh, Tom Vulliamy, Inderjeet Dokal

https://doi.org/10.3324/haematol.11407

Long-term outcome of patients with acquired primary idiopathic pure red cell aplasia receiving cyclosporine A. A nationwide cohort study in Japan for the PRCA Collaborative Study Group

Ken-ichi Sawada, Makoto Hirokawa, Naohito Fujishima, Masanao Teramura, Masami Bessho, Kazuo Dan, Hisashi Tsurumi, Shinji Nakao, Akio Urabe, Mitsuhiro Omine, Keiya Ozawa, PRCA Collaborative Study Group

https://doi.org/10.3324/haematol.11192

Red cell aplasia and autoimmune hemolytic anemia following immunosuppression with alemtuzumab, mycophenolate, and daclizumab in pancreas transplant recipients

Milena Elimelakh, Vanessa Dayton, Katharine S. Park, Angelika C. Gruessner, David Sutherland, Robert B. Howe, Mark T. Reding, Ted Eastlund, Jo-Anne van Burik, Timothy P. Singleton, Rainer W. Gruessner, Nigel S. Key

https://doi.org/10.3324/haematol.10733

Relative contribution of iron genes, dysmetabolism and hepatitis C virus (HCV) in the pathogenesis of altered iron regulation in HCV chronic hepatitis

Luca Valenti, Edoardo A. Pulixi, Paolo Arosio, Laura Cremonesi, Giorgio Biasiotto, Paola Dongiovanni, Marco Maggioni, Silvia Fargion, Anna Ludovica Fracanzani

https://doi.org/10.3324/haematol.11281

Survivin and its prognostic significance in pediatric acute B-cell precursor lymphoblastic leukemia

Anja Troeger, Meinolf Siepermann, Gabriele Escherich, Roland Meisel, Reinhardt Willers, Sonja Gudowius, Thomas Moritz, Hans-Juergen Laws, Helmut Hanenberg, Ulrich Goebel, Gritta E. Janka-Schaub, Csaba Mahotka, Dagmar Dilloo

https://doi.org/10.3324/haematol.10675

Unrelated cord blood transplant in children with high-risk acute lymphoblastic leukemia: a long-term follow-up

Anna Paola Iori, William Arcese, Filippo Milano, Elisabetta Calabrese, Giovanni Fernando Torelli, Walter Barberi, Maria Grazia Mascolo, Lidia De Felice, Maria Screnci, Barbarella Lucarelli, Luigi Malandruccolo, Maria Paola Perrone, Simona Salvatori, Luca Laurenti, Emilia Iannella, Roberto Ricci, Maria Luisa Moleti, Robin Foà

https://doi.org/10.3324/haematol.11271

Expression of two markers of germinal center T cells (SAP and PD-1) in angioimmunoblastic T-cell lymphoma

Giovanna Roncador, José-Francisco García Verdes-Montenegro, Sara Tedoldi, Jennifer C. Paterson, Wolfram Klapper, Erica Ballabio, Lorena Maestre, Stefano Pileri, Martin-Leo Hansmann, Miguel A. Piris, David Y. Mason, Teresa Marafioti

https://doi.org/10.3324/haematol.10864

The adjusted International Prognostic Index and β-2-microglobulin predict the outcome after autologous stem cell transplantation in relapsing/refractory peripheral T-cell lymphoma

José Rodríguez, Eulogio Conde, Antonio Gutiérrez, Juan José Lahuerta, Reyes Arranz, Anna Sureda, Javier Zuazu, Alberto Fernández de Sevilla, Maurizio Bendandi, Carlos Solano, Ángel León, María Rosario Varela, María Dolores Caballero, Grupo Español de Linfomas/Trasplante Autólogo de Médula Ósea (GELTAMO–Spanish Lymphoma/Autologous Bone Marrow Transplant Study Group)

https://doi.org/10.3324/haematol.11173

Patients with multiple myeloma treated with thalidomide: evaluation of clinical parameters, cytokines, angiogenic markers, mast cells and marrow CD57+ cytotoxic T cells as predictors of outcome

Linda Mileshkin, Dirk Honemann, Peter Gambell, Melanie Trivett, Yoshihiro Hayakawa, Mark Smyth, Victoria Beshay, David Ritchie, Paul Simmons, Alvin D. Milner, Jerome B. Zeldis, H. Miles Prince

https://doi.org/10.3324/haematol.11208

Relapse risk after autologous transplantation in patients with newly diagnosed myeloma is not related with infused tumor cell load and the outcome is not improved by CD34+ cell selection: long term follow-up of an EBMT phase III randomized study

Jean-Henri Bourhis, Yasmina Bouko, Serge Koscielny, Marleen Bakkus, Hildegard Greinix, Gunter Derigs, Gilles Salles, Walter Feremans, Jane Apperley, Diana Samson, Bo Björkstrand, Dietger Niederwieser, Gösta Gahrton, José-Luis Pico, Hartmut Goldschmidt

https://doi.org/10.3324/haematol.10535

Effect of ionizing radiation on cellular procoagulability and co-ordinated gene alterations

Petra Goldin-Lang, Klaus Pels, Quoc-Viet Tran, Bjoern Szotowski, Frank Wittchen, Silvio Antoniak, Tobias Willich, Henning Witt, Michael Hummel, Dido Lenze, Wolfgang Poller, Heinz-Peter Schultheiss, Ursula Rauch

https://doi.org/10.3324/haematol.10702

IL-7 mediated protection against minor antigen-mismatched allograft rejection is associated with enhanced recovery of regulatory T cells

Annoek E.C. Broers, Marieke Bruinsma, Sandra J. Posthumus-van Sluijs, Evert-Jan Wils, Hergen Spits, Bob Löwenberg, Eric Braakman, Jan J. Cornelissen

https://doi.org/10.3324/haematol.10625

Letters to the Editor

Vitamin D receptor gene polymorphisms and risk of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma

Mark P. Purdue, Qing Lan, Anne Kricker, Claire M. Vajdic, Nathaniel Rothman, Bruce K. Armstrong

https://doi.org/10.3324/haematol.11053

Rituximab and dose dense chemotherapy in primary breast lymphoma

Agustin Avilés, Claudia Castañeda, Natividad Neri, Sergio Cleto, M. Jesús Nambo

https://doi.org/10.3324/haematol.10892

Fibrinogen Columbus: a novel gamma Gly200Val mutation causing hypofibrinogenemia in a family with associated thrombophilia

Ryan L. Davis, Michael W. Mosesson, Bryce A. Kerlin, Jason A. Canner, Frederick B. Ruymann, Stephen O. Brennan

https://doi.org/10.3324/haematol.11235

Brief Reports

Valproic acid combined with 13-cis retinoic acid and 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D3 in the treatment of patients with myelodysplastic syndromes

Timo Siitonen, Timo Timonen, Eeva Juvonen, Venla Terävä, Anu Kutila, Tuomo Honkanen, Maija Mikkola, Heikki Hallman, Marjut Kauppila, Pirkko Nyländen, Eira Poikonen, Auvo Rauhala, Marjatta Sinisalo, Merja Suominen, Eeva-Riitta Savolainen, Pirjo Koistinen

https://doi.org/10.3324/haematol.11262

Trisomy 13 correlates with RUNX1 mutation and increased FLT3 expression in AML-M0 patients

Fernando P.G. Silva, Alexandra Lind, Geeske Brouwer-Mandema, Peter J.M. Valk, Micheline Giphart-Gassler

https://doi.org/10.3324/haematol.11296

FcγRIIIA and FcγRIIA polymorphisms do not predict clinical outcome of follicular non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma patients treated with sequential CHOP and rituximab

Emanuela Carlotti, Giuseppe A. Palumbo, Elena Oldani, Daniele Tibullo, Silvia Salmoiraghi, Andrea Rossi, Josee Golay, Alessandro Pulsoni, Robin Foà, Alessandro Rambaldi

https://doi.org/10.3324/haematol.11288

Monoclonal gammopathy: natural history studied with a retrospective approach

Hlif Steingrimsdottir, Vilhelmìna Haraldsdottir, Ísleifur Olafsson, Vilmundur Gudnason, Helga M. Ogmundsdottir

https://doi.org/10.3324/haematol.11284

Multiple Myeloma

Demonstration of changes in plasma cell subsets in multiple myeloma

Michael John Ayliffe, Faith Elizabeth Davies, David de Castro, Gareth John Morgan

https://doi.org/10.3324/haematol.11133

Decision Making and Problem Solving