December, 2008
No. 93 (12)

Editorials

Articles

Anemia of chronic disease and defective erythropoietin production in patients with celiac disease

Gaetano Bergamaschi, Konstantinos Markopoulos, Riccardo Albertini, Antonio Di Sabatino, Federico Biagi, Rachele Ciccocioppo, Eloisa Arbustini, Gino Roberto Corazza

https://doi.org/10.3324/haematol.13255

Chronic myeloid leukemia in blast crisis treated with imatinib 600 mg: outcome of the patients alive after a 6-year follow-up

Francesca Palandri, Fausto Castagnetti, Nicoletta Testoni, Simona Luatti, Giulia Marzocchi, Simona Bassi, Massimo Breccia, Giuliana Alimena, Ester Pungolino, Giovanna Rege-Cambrin, Riccardo Varaldo, Maurizio Miglino, Giorgina Specchia, Eliana Zuffa, Felicetto Ferrara, Monica Bocchia, Giuseppe Saglio, Fabrizio Pane, Daniele Alberti, Giovanni Martinelli, Michele Baccarani, Gianantonio Rosti

https://doi.org/10.3324/haematol.13068

The relevance of preferentially expressed antigen of melanoma (PRAME) as a marker of disease activity and prognosis in acute promyelocytic leukemia

Carlos Santamaría, María Carmen Chillón, Ramón García-Sanz, Ana Balanzategui, María Eugenia Sarasquete, Miguel Alcoceba, Fernando Ramos, Teresa Bernal, José Antonio Queizán, María Jesús Peñarrubia, Pilar Giraldo, Jesús F. San Miguel, Marcos Gonzalez

https://doi.org/10.3324/haematol.13214

Risk factors and decision criteria for intensive chemotherapy in older patients with acute myeloid leukemia

Jean-Valère Malfuson, Anne Etienne, Pascal Turlure, Thierry de Revel, Xavier Thomas, Nathalie Contentin, Christine Terré, Sophie Rigaudeau, Dominique Bordessoule, Norbert Vey, Claude Gardin, Hervé Dombret, for the Acute Leukemia French Association (ALFA)

https://doi.org/10.3324/haematol.13309

Identification of different Ikaros cDNA transcripts in Philadelphia-positive adult acute lymphoblastic leukemia by a high-throughput capillary electrophoresis sizing method

Ilaria Iacobucci, Annalisa Lonetti, Daniela Cilloni, Francesca Messa, Anna Ferrari, Roberta Zuntini, Simona Ferrari, Emanuela Ottaviani, Francesca Arruga, Stefania Paolini, Cristina Papayannidis, Pier Paolo Piccaluga, Simona Soverini, Giuseppe Saglio, Fabrizio Pane, Anna Baruzzi, Marco Vignetti, Giorgio Berton, Antonella Vitale, Sabina Chiaretti, Markus Müschen, Robin Foà, Michele Baccarani, Giovanni Martinelli

https://doi.org/10.3324/haematol.13260

Somatic hypermutation of IGVH genes and aberrant somatic hypermutation in follicular lymphoma without BCL-2 gene rearrangement and expression

Éva Gagyi, Zsófia Balogh, Csaba Bödör, Botond Timár, Lilla Reiniger, Linda Deák, Judit Csomor, Balázs Csernus, Ágota Szepesi, András Matolcsy

https://doi.org/10.3324/haematol.13239

R-ESHAP as salvage therapy for patients with relapsed or refractory diffuse large B-cell lymphoma: the influence of prior exposure to rituximab on outcome. A GEL/TAMO study

Alejandro Martín, Eulogio Conde, Montserrat Arnan, Miguel A. Canales, Guillermo Deben, Juan M. Sancho, Rafael Andreu, Antonio Salar, Pedro García-Sanchez, Lourdes Vázquez, Sara Nistal, María-José Requena, Eva M. Donato, José A. González, Ángel León, Concepción Ruiz, Carlos Grande, Eva González-Barca, María-Dolores Caballero

https://doi.org/10.3324/haematol.13440

Autologous stem cell transplantation in elderly patients (≥60 years) with diffuse large B-cell lymphoma: an analysis based on data in the European Blood and Marrow Transplantation registry

Esa Jantunen, Carmen Canals, Alessandro Rambaldi, Gert Ossenkoppele, Bernardino Allione, Didier Blaise, Eulogio Conde, Hervè Tilly, Gordon Cook, Fiona Clark, Andrea Gallamini, Andrew Haynes, Nicolas Mounier, Peter Dreger, Michael Pfreundschuh, Anna Sureda, for the EBMT Lymphoma Working Party

https://doi.org/10.3324/haematol.13273

Identification of TIGAR in the equilibrative nucleoside transporter 2-mediated response to fludarabine in chronic lymphocytic leukemia cells

Mónica López-Guerra, Laia Trigueros-Motos, Miriam Molina-Arcas, Neus Villamor, F. Javier Casado, Emili Montserrat, Elias Campo, Dolors Colomer, Marçal Pastor-Anglada

https://doi.org/10.3324/haematol.13186

Donor/recipient mixed chimerism does not predict graft failure in children with β-thalassemia given an allogeneic cord blood transplant from an HLA-identical sibling

Daniela Lisini, Marco Zecca, Giovanna Giorgiani, Daniela Montagna, Rosaria Cristantielli, Massimo Labirio, Pierangela Grignani, Carlo Previderè, Alessandra Di Cesare-Merlone, Giovanni Amendola, Elena Bergami, Angela Mastronuzzi, Rita Maccario, Franco Locatelli

https://doi.org/10.3324/haematol.13248

The allele burden of JAK2 mutations remains stable over several years in patients with myeloproliferative disorders

Alexandre Theocharides, Jakob R. Passweg, Michael Medinger, Renate Looser, Sai Li, Hui Hao-Shen, Andreas S. Buser, Alois Gratwohl, André Tichelli, Radek C. Skoda

https://doi.org/10.3324/haematol.13074

Letters to the Editor

Red Cell Disorders

Clinical and biological features of acute promyelocytic leukemia patients developing retinoic acid syndrome during induction treatment with all-trans retinoic acid and idarubicin

Massimo Breccia, Roberto Latagliata, Ida Carmosino, Laura Cannella, Daniela Diverio, Anna Guarini, Maria Stefania De Propris, Maria Concetta Petti, Giuseppe Avvisati, Giuseppe Cimino, Franco Mandelli, Francesco Lo-Coco

https://doi.org/10.3324/haematol.13510

Brief Reports

High INDO (indoleamine 2,3-dioxygenase) mRNA level in blasts of acute myeloid leukemic patients predicts poor clinical outcome

Martine E.D. Chamuleau, Arjan A. van de Loosdrecht, Corine J. Hess, Jeroen J.W.M. Janssen, Adri Zevenbergen, Ruud Delwel, Peter J.M. Valk, Bob Löwenberg, Gert J. Ossenkoppele

https://doi.org/10.3324/haematol.13112

Blocking the APRIL circuit enhances acute myeloid leukemia cell chemosensitivity

Désirée Bonci, Maria Musumeci, Valeria Coppola, Antonio Addario, Concetta Conticello, Michael Hahne, Massimo Gulisano, Francesco Grignani, Ruggero De Maria

https://doi.org/10.3324/haematol.13035

EVI1 overexpression in t(3;17) positive myeloid malignancies results from juxtaposition of EVI1 to the MSI2 locus at 17q22

An De Weer, Frank Speleman, Barbara Cauwelier, Nadine Van Roy, Nurten Yigit, Bruno Verhasselt, Barbara De Moerloose, Yves Benoit, Lucien Noens, Dominik Selleslag, Eric Lippert, Stephanie Struski, Christian Bastard, Anne De Paepe, Peter Vandenberghe, Anne Hagemeijer, Nicole Dastugue, Bruce Poppe

https://doi.org/10.3324/haematol.13192

Prospective comparison of subcutaneous versus intravenous administration of bortezomib in patients with multiple myeloma

Philippe Moreau, Valerie Coiteux, Cyrille Hulin, Xavier Leleu, Helgi van de Velde, Milin Acharya, Jean-Luc Harousseau

https://doi.org/10.3324/haematol.13285

Autoimmune conditions and chronic infections in chronic lymphocytic leukemia patients at diagnosis are associated with unmutated IgVH genes

Katrina Vanura, Trang Le, Harald Esterbauer, Florentin Späth, Edit Porpaczy, Medhat Shehata, Karin Eigenberger, Alexander Hauswirth, Cathrin Skrabs, Elisabeth Krömer, Ilse Schwarzinger, Berthold Streubel, Christoph Steininger, Christa Fonatsch, Stephan Stilgenbauer, Oswald Wagner, Alexander Gaiger, Ulrich Jäger

https://doi.org/10.3324/haematol.12955

Decision Making and Problem Solving

Consensus conference on the management of tumor lysis syndrome

Patrizia Tosi, Giovanni Barosi, Carlo Lazzaro, Vincenzo Liso, Monia Marchetti, Enrica Morra, Andrea Pession, Giovanni Rosti, Antonio Santoro, Pier Luigi Zinzani, Sante Tura

https://doi.org/10.3324/haematol.13290