September, 2008
No. 93 (9)

Editorials

Articles

The effect of mesenchymal stem cells on the viability, proliferation and differentiation of B-lymphocytes

Soraya Tabera, José A. Pérez-Simón, María Díez-Campelo, Luis I. Sánchez-Abarca, Belén Blanco, Antonio López, Ana Benito, Enrique Ocio, Fermín M. Sánchez-Guijo, Consuelo Cañizo, Jesús F. San Miguel

https://doi.org/10.3324/haematol.12857

Clinical and hematologic features of 300 patients affected by hereditary spherocytosis grouped according to the type of the membrane protein defect

Mariagabriella Mariani, Wilma Barcellini, Cristina Vercellati, Anna Paola Marcello, Elisa Fermo, Paola Pedotti, Carla Boschetti, Alberto Zanella

https://doi.org/10.3324/haematol.12546

Detection of genomic imbalances in microdissected Hodgkin and Reed-Sternberg cells of classical Hodgkin’s lymphoma by array-based comparative genomic hybridization

Sylvia Hartmann, José I. Martin-Subero, Stefan Gesk, Julia Hüsken, Maciej Giefing, Inga Nagel, Jennifer Riemke, Andreas Chott, Wolfram Klapper, Marie Parrens, Jean-Philippe Merlio, Ralf Küppers, Andreas Bräuninger, Reiner Siebert, Martin-Leo Hansmann

https://doi.org/10.3324/haematol.12875

Chromosomal alterations detected by comparative genomic hybridization in subgroups of gene expression-defined Burkitt’s lymphoma

Itziar Salaverria, Andreas Zettl, Silvia Beà, Elena M. Hartmann, Sandeep S. Dave, George W. Wright, Evert-Jan Boerma, Philip M. Kluin, German Ott, Wing C. Chan, Dennis D. Weisenburger, Armando Lopez-Guillermo, Randy D. Gascoyne, Jan Delabie, Lisa M. Rimsza, Rita M. Braziel, Elaine S. Jaffe, Louis M. Staudt, Hans Konrad Müller-Hermelink, Elias Campo, Andreas Rosenwald, for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Molecular Profiling Project (LLMPP)

https://doi.org/10.3324/haematol.13071

Second malignancies after treatment of diffuse large B-cell non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma: a GISL cohort study

Stefano Sacchi, Luigi Marcheselli, Alessia Bari, Raffaella Marcheselli, Samantha Pozzi, Paolo G. Gobbi, Francesco Angrilli, Maura Brugiatelli, Pellegrino Musto, Massimo Federico

https://doi.org/10.3324/haematol.12918

Clinical impact of human Jurkat T-cell-line-derived antithymocyte globulin in multiple myeloma patients undergoing allogeneic stem cell transplantation

Francis Ayuk, José A. Perez-Simon, Avichai Shimoni, Anna Sureda, Tatjana Zabelina, Rainer Schwerdtfeger, Rodrigo Martino, Herbert Gottfried Sayer, Adrián Alegre, Juan-José Lahuerta, Djordje Atanackovic, Christine Wolschke, Arnon Nagler, Axel R. Zander, Jesús F. San Miguel, Nicolaus Kröger

https://doi.org/10.3324/haematol.12665

Thrombomodulin-modified thrombin generation after in vivo recombinant factor VIII treatment in severe hemophilia A

Arne W.J.H. Dielis, Wolfgang M.R. Balliël, René van Oerle, Wim T. Hermens, Henri M.H. Spronk, Hugo ten Cate, Karly Hamulyák

https://doi.org/10.3324/haematol.13039

Endothelial protein C receptor polymorphisms and risk of myocardial infarction

Pilar Medina, Silvia Navarro, Javier Corral, Esther Zorio, Vanessa Roldán, Amparo Estellés, Amparo Santamaría, Francisco Marín, Joaquín Rueda, Rogier M. Bertina, Francisco España, for the RECAVA Thrombosis Groups

https://doi.org/10.3324/haematol.13066

t(3;11)(q12;p15)/NUP98-LOC348801 fusion transcript in acute myeloid leukemia

Paolo Gorello, Lucia Brandimarte, Roberta La Starza, Valentina Pierini, Loredana Bury, Roberto Rosati, Massimo F. Martelli, Peter Vandenberghe, Iwona Wlodarska, Cristina Mecucci

https://doi.org/10.3324/haematol.12945

Letters to the Editor

Characterization of the −148C>T promoter polymorphism in PKLR

Karen M.K. de Vooght, Richard van Wijk, Annet C. van Wesel, Wouter W. van Solinge

https://doi.org/10.3324/haematol.12328

Red Cell Disorders

Association of asymmetric dimethylarginine with sickle cell disease-related pulmonary hypertension

Precious P. Landburg, Tom Teerlink, Eduard J. van Beers, Frits A.J. Muskiet, Mies C. Kappers-Klunne, Joost W.J. van Esser, Melvin R. Mac Gillavry, Bart J. Biemond, Dees P.M. Brandjes, Ashley J. Duits, John-John Schnog

https://doi.org/10.3324/haematol.12928


Acute Promyelocytic Leukemia


Acute Myeloid Leukemia

Malignant Lymphomas

The International Prognostic Scoring System for Waldenström’s macroglobulinemia is applicable in patients treated with rituximab-based regimens

Meletios Athanasios Dimopoulos, Efstathios Kastritis, Sossana Delimpassi, Athanasios Zomas, Marie Christine Kyrtsonis, Konstantinos Zervas

https://doi.org/10.3324/haematol.12846

ZAP-70 mRNA expression provides clinically valuable information in early-stage chronic lymphocytic leukemia

Cristina Reinoso-Martín, Eloisa Jantus-Lewintre, Carlos García Ballesteros, Carmen Benet Campos, José Ramón Mayans Ferrer, Javier García-Conde

https://doi.org/10.3324/haematol.12710

Lymphoproliferative Disorders


Platelet Disorders

Elevated factor XIII level and the risk of peripheral artery disease

Amir H. Shemirani, Edit Szomják, Zoltán Csiki, Éva Katona, Zsuzsanna Bereczky, László Muszbek

https://doi.org/10.3324/haematol.12708

Thrombosis

Recurrent thromboembolism and major bleeding during oral anticoagulant therapy in patients with solid cancer: findings from the RIETE registry

Paolo Prandoni, Javier Trujillo-Santos, Teresa Surico, Fabio Dalla Valle, Andrea Piccioli, Manuel Monreal, for the RIETE Investigators

https://doi.org/10.3324/haematol.13055

Stem Cell Transplantation

Enumeration of cytomegalovirus-specific interferonγ CD8+ and CD4+ T cells early after allogeneic stem cell transplantation may identify patients at risk of active cytomegalovirus infection

Carlos Solano, Isana Benet, María A. Clari, José Nieto, Rafael de la Cámara, Javier López, Juan C. Hernández-Boluda, María J. Remigia, Isidro Jarque, María L. Calabuig, Ana Garcia-Noblejas, Juan Alberola, Amparo Tamarit, Concepción Gimeno, David Navarro

https://doi.org/10.3324/haematol.12880

Brief Reports

Variation of hemoglobin levels in normal Italian populations from genetic isolates

Cinzia Sala, Marina Ciullo, Carmela Lanzara, Teresa Nutile, Silvia Bione, Roberto Massacane, Pio d’Adamo, Paolo Gasparini, Daniela Toniolo, Clara Camaschella

https://doi.org/10.3324/haematol.12915

Chronic preclinical safety evaluation of HematideTM, a pegylated peptidic erythropoiesis stimulating agent in monkeys

Kathryn W. Woodburn, Susan D. Wilson, Kei-lai Fong, Peter J. Schatz, Thomas Ferrell, Charles B. Spainhour, Daniel Norton

https://doi.org/10.3324/haematol.12896

Significance of borderline hemoglobin A2 values in an Italian population with a high prevalence of β-thalassemia

Antonino Giambona, Cristina Passarello, Margherita Vinciguerra, Rita Li Muli, Pietro Teresi, Maurizio Anzà, Gaetano Ruggeri, Disma Renda, Aurelio Maggio

https://doi.org/10.3324/haematol.12840

Myocardial iron overload assessment by T2* magnetic resonance imaging in adult transfusion dependent patients with acquired anemias

Anna Angela Di Tucci, Gildo Matta, Simona Deplano, Attilio Gabbas, Cristina Depau, Daniele Derudas, Giovanni Caocci, Annalisa Agus, Emanuele Angelucci

https://doi.org/10.3324/haematol.12759

Decision Making and Problem Solving