June, 2008
No. 93 (6)

Editorials

Editorials & Perspectives

Articles

Inflammation and oxidant-stress in β-thalassemia patients treated with iron chelators deferasirox (ICL670) or deferoxamine: an ancillary study of the Novartis CICL670A0107 trial

Patrick B. Walter, Eric A. Macklin, John Porter, Patricia Evans, Janet L. Kwiatkowski, Ellis J. Neufeld, Thomas Coates, Patricia J. Giardina, Elliott Vichinsky, Nancy Olivieri, Daniele Alberti, Jaymes Holland, Paul Harmatz

https://doi.org/10.3324/haematol.11755

Impact of different post-remission strategies on quality of life in patients with acute myeloid leukemia

Dorle Messerer, Jutta Engel, Joerg Hasford, Markus Schaich, Gerhard Ehninger, Cristina Sauerland, Thomas Büchner, Andrea Schumacher, Rainer Krahl, Dietger Niederwieser, Jürgen Krauter, Arnold Ganser, Ursula Creutzig, Hartmut Döhner, Richard F. Schlenk

https://doi.org/10.3324/haematol.11987

Results of syngeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation for acute leukemia: risk factors for outcomes of adults transplanted in first complete remission

Loic Fouillard, Myriam Labopin, Alois Gratwohl, Eliane Gluckman, Francesco Frassoni, Dietrich W. Beelen, Roelof Willemze, Emili Montserrat, Didier Blaise, Arturo Iriondo Atienza, Jorge Sierra, Moema Santos, Norbert-Claude Gorin, Vanderson Rocha

https://doi.org/10.3324/haematol.11277

Diabetes and the risk of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma and multiple myeloma in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition

Aneire E. Khan, Valentina Gallo, Jakob Linseisen, Rudolf Kaaks, Sabine Rohrmann, Ole Raaschou-Nielsen, Anne Tjønneland, Hans E. Johnsen, Kim Overvad, Manuela M. Bergmann, Heiner Boeing, Vasiliki Benetou, Theodora Psaltopoulou, Antonia Trichopoulou, Giovanna Masala, Amalia Mattiello, Sara Grioni, Rosario Tumino, Roel C.H. Vermeulen, Petra H.M. Peeters, H. Bas Bueno-de-Mesquita, Martine M. Ros, Eiliv Lund, Eva Ardanaz, María-Dolores Chirlaque, Paula Jakszyn, Nerea Larrañaga, Adamina Losada, Nikolaus Becker, Alexandra Nieters, Carmen Martínez-García, Åsa Ågren, Göran Hallmans, Göran Berglund, Jonas Manjer, Naomi E. Allen, Timothy J. Key, Sheila Bingham, Kay Tee Khaw, Nadia Slimani, Pietro Ferrari, Paolo Boffetta, Teresa Norat, Paolo Vineis, Elio Riboli

https://doi.org/10.3324/haematol.12297

Haplotypes of the EPCR gene, prothrombin levels, and the risk of venous thrombosis in carriers of the prothrombin G20210A mutation

Silvia Navarro, Pilar Medina, Yolanda Mira, Amparo Estellés, Piedad Villa, Fernando Ferrando, Amparo Vayá, Rogier M. Bertina, Francisco España

https://doi.org/10.3324/haematol.12448

Effect of the administration of n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids on circulating levels of microparticles in patients with a previous myocardial infarction

Serena Del Turco, Giuseppina Basta, Guido Lazzerini, Monica Evangelista, Giuseppe Rainaldi, Piero Tanganelli, Jeppe Hagstrup Christensen, Erik Berg Schmidt, Raffaele De Caterina

https://doi.org/10.3324/haematol.11845

Letters to the Editor

Elevated levels of circulating procoagulant microparticles in patients with β-thalassemia intermedia

Aida Habib, Corinne Kunzelmann, Wael Shamseddeen, Fatiha Zobairi, Jean-Marie Freyssinet, Ali Taher

https://doi.org/10.3324/haematol.12460

Expanding the clinical phenotype of autosomal dominant dyskeratosis congenita caused by TERT mutations

Lina Basel-Vanagaite, Inderjeet Dokal, Hannah Tamary, Abraham Avigdor, Ben Zion Garty, Alexander Volkov, Tom Vulliamy

https://doi.org/10.3324/haematol.12317

Angiogenesis in pulmonary hypertension with myelofibrosis

Eva Zetterberg, Uday Popat, Hans Hasselbalch, Josef Prchal, Jan Palmblad

https://doi.org/10.3324/haematol.12426

WTX is rarely mutated in acute myeloid leukemia

Carolyn Owen, Priya Virappane, Mary Alikian, Irina Stasevich, Karin Summers, Debbie Lillington, Dominique Bonnet, Alan Burnett, Ken Mills, T. Andrew Lister, Jude Fitzgibbon

https://doi.org/10.3324/haematol.12509

Recurrent loss of the Y chromosome and homozygous deletions within the pseudoautosomal region 1: association with male predominance in mantle cell lymphoma

Inga Nieländer, José I. Martín-Subero, Florian Wagner, Michael Baudis, Stefan Gesk, Lana Harder, Dirk Hasenclever, Wolfram Klapper, Markus Kreuz, Christiane Pott, José A. Martinez-Climent, Martin Dreyling, Norbert Arnold, Reiner Siebert

https://doi.org/10.3324/haematol.12656

Hemostatic effects of bortezomib treatment in patients with relapsed or refractory multiple myeloma

Maurizio Zangari, Jose Guerrero, Federica Cavallo, H. Keshava Prasad, Dixie Esseltine, Louis Fink

https://doi.org/10.3324/haematol.12522

Bone involvement in patients with systemic AL amyloidosis mimics lytic myeloma bone disease

Stefan O. Schonland, Jochen Hansmann, Gunnhild Mechtersheimer, Hartmut Goldschmidt, Anthony D. Ho, Ute Hegenbart

https://doi.org/10.3324/haematol.12497

Severe factor XI deficiency in the Abruzzo region of Italy is associated to different FXI gene mutations

Giancarlo Castaman, Sofia H. Giacomelli, Alfredo Dragani, Ornella Iuliani, Stefano Duga, Francesco Rodeghiero

https://doi.org/10.3324/haematol.12540

Online Only Articles

Brief Reports

Onset of cardiac iron loading in pediatric patients with thalassemia major

John C. Wood, Raffaella Origa, Annalisa Agus, Gildo Matta, Thomas D. Coates, Renzo Galanello

https://doi.org/10.3324/haematol.12513

Early prediction of treatment outcome in acute myeloid leukemia by measurement of WT1 transcript levels in peripheral blood samples collected after chemotherapy

Daniela Cilloni, Francesca Messa, Francesca Arruga, Ilaria Defilippi, Enrico Gottardi, Milena Fava, Sonia Carturan, Renata Catalano, Enrico Bracco, Emanuela Messa, Paolo Nicoli, Daniela Diverio, Miguel A. Sanz, Giovanni Martinelli, Francesco Lo-Coco, Giuseppe Saglio

https://doi.org/10.3324/haematol.12165

Eligibility for allogeneic transplantation in very high risk childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia: the impact of the waiting time

Adriana Balduzzi, Paola De Lorenzo, André Schrauder, Valentino Conter, Cornelio Uderzo, Christina Peters, Thomas Klingebiel, Jan Stary, Maria S. Felice, Edina Magyarosy, Martin Schrappe, Giorgio Dini, Helmut Gadner, Maria Grazia Valsecchi

https://doi.org/10.3324/haematol.12291

Lower dose rituximab is active in adults patients with idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura

Francesco Zaja, Marta Lisa Battista, Maria Teresa Pirrotta, Salvatore Palmieri, Michela Montagna, Nicola Vianelli, Luciana Marin, Margherita Cavallin, Monica Bocchia, Marzia Defina, Micaela Ippoliti, Felicetto Ferrara, Francesca Patriarca, Maria Antonietta Avanzini, Mario Regazzi, Michele Baccarani, Miriam Isola, Franca Soldano, Renato Fanin

https://doi.org/10.3324/haematol.12206