January, 2011
No. 96 (1)

Editorials

Articles

Impact of constitutional polymorphisms in VCAM1 and CD44 on CD34+ cell collection yield after administration of granulocyte colony-stimulating factor to healthy donors

Beatriz Martín-Antonio, Magdalena Carmona, Jose Falantes, Encarnación Gil, Alicia Baez, María Suarez, Pedro Marín, Ildefonso Espigado, Álvaro Urbano-Ispizua

https://doi.org/10.3324/haematol.2010.026401

The impact of human leukocyte antigen (HLA) micropolymorphism on ligand specificity within the HLA-B*41 allotypic family

Christina Bade-Döding, Alex Theodossis, Stephanie Gras, Lars Kjer-Nielsen, Britta Eiz-Vesper, Axel Seltsam, Trevor Huyton, Jamie Rossjohn, James McCluskey, Rainer Blasczyk

https://doi.org/10.3324/haematol.2010.030924

Persistence of recipient-type endothelium after allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation

Regula J. Mueller, Georg Stussi, Gisella Puga Yung, Milica Nikolic, Davide Soldini, Jörg Halter, Sandrine Meyer-Monard, Alois Gratwohl, Jakob R. Passweg, Bernhard Odermatt, Urs Schanz, Barbara C. Biedermann, Jörg D. Seebach

https://doi.org/10.3324/haematol.2010.030288

Quantitatively different red cell/nucleated cell chimerism in patients with long-term, persistent hematopoietic mixed chimerism after bone marrow transplantation for thalassemia major or sickle cell disease

Marco Andreani, Manuela Testi, Javid Gaziev, Rossella Condello, Andrea Bontadini, Pier Luigi Tazzari, Francesca Ricci, Lidia De Felice, Francesca Agostini, Daniela Fraboni, Giuliana Ferrari, Mariarosa Battarra, Maria Troiano, Pietro Sodani, Guido Lucarelli

https://doi.org/10.3324/haematol.2010.031013

Outcomes after related and unrelated umbilical cord blood transplantation for hereditary bone marrow failure syndromes other than Fanconi anemia

Renata Bizzetto, Carmen Bonfim, Vanderson Rocha, Gérard Socié, Franco Locatelli, KaWah Chan, Oscar Ramirez, Joel Stein, Samir Nabhan, Eliana Miranda, Jakob Passweg, Carmino Antonio de Souza, Eliane Gluckman

https://doi.org/10.3324/haematol.2010.027839

Viral encephalitis after allogeneic stem cell transplantation: a rare complication with distinct characteristics of different causative agents

Martin Schmidt-Hieber, Julie Schwender, Werner J. Heinz, Tatjana Zabelina, Jörn S. Kühl, Sabine Mousset, Silke Schüttrumpf, Christian Junghanss, Gerda Silling, Nadezda Basara, Stefan Neuburger, Eckhard Thiel, Igor W. Blau

https://doi.org/10.3324/haematol.2010.029876

Late altered organ function in very long-term survivors after allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation: a paired comparison with their HLA-identical sibling donor

Alicia Rovó, Thomas Daikeler, Jörg Halter, Dominik Heim, Dimitrios A. Tsakiris, Martin Stern, Tuomas Waltimo, Jan Dirk Studt, Alan Tyndall, Alois Gratwohl, André Tichelli

https://doi.org/10.3324/haematol.2010.030874

The European LeukemiaNet: achievements and perspectives

Rüdiger Hehlmann, David Grimwade, Bengt Simonsson, Jane Apperley, Michele Baccarani, Tiziano Barbui, Giovanni Barosi, Renato Bassan, Marie C. Béné, Ute Berger, Thomas Büchner, Alan Burnett, Nicolas C.P. Cross, Theo J.M. de Witte, Hartmut Döhner, Hervé Dombret, Hermann Einsele, Georg Engelich, Robin Foà, Christa Fonatsch, Nicola Gökbuget, Elaine Gluckman, Alois Gratwohl, Francois Guilhot, Claudia Haferlach, Thorsten Haferlach, Michael Hallek, Jörg Hasford, Andreas Hochhaus, Dieter Hoelzer, Jean-Jaques Kiladjian, Boris Labar, Per Ljungman, Ulrich Mansmann, Dietger Niederwieser, Gert Ossenkoppele, José M. Ribera, Harald Rieder, Hubert Serve, Petra Schrotz-King, Miguel A. Sanz, Susanne Saußele

https://doi.org/10.3324/haematol.2010.032979

Extensive pleural and pericardial effusion in chronic myeloid leukemia during treatment with dasatinib at 100 mg or 50 mg daily

Maria-Theresa Krauth, Susanne Herndlhofer, Maria-Theresa Schmook, Gerlinde Mitterbauer-Hohendanner, Ernst Schlögl, Peter Valent

https://doi.org/10.3324/haematol.2010.030494

Abnormal modulation of cell protective systems in response to ischemic/reperfusion injury is important in the development of mouse sickle cell hepatopathy

Angela Siciliano, Giorgio Malpeli, Orah S. Platt, Christophe Lebouef, Anne Janin, Aldo Scarpa, Oliviero Olivieri, Eliana Amato, Roberto Corrocher, Yves Beuzard, Lucia De Franceschi

https://doi.org/10.3324/haematol.2010.028506

Elevated tricuspid regurgitation velocity and decline in exercise capacity over 22 months of follow up in children and adolescents with sickle cell anemia

Victor R. Gordeuk, Caterina P. Minniti, Mehdi Nouraie, Andrew D. Campbell, Sohail R Rana, Lori Luchtman-Jones, Craig Sable, Niti Dham, Gregory Ensing, Josef T. Prchal, Gregory J. Kato, Mark T. Gladwin, Oswaldo L. Castro

https://doi.org/10.3324/haematol.2010.030767

Deferasirox, deferiprone and desferrioxamine treatment in thalassemia major patients: cardiac iron and function comparison determined by quantitative magnetic resonance imaging

Alessia Pepe, Antonella Meloni, Marcello Capra, Paolo Cianciulli, Luciano Prossomariti, Cristina Malaventura, Maria Caterina Putti, Alma Lippi, Maria Antonietta Romeo, Maria Grazia Bisconte, Aldo Filosa, Vincenzo Caruso, Antonella Quarta, Lorella Pitrolo, Massimiliano Missere, Massimo Midiri, Giuseppe Rossi, Vincenzo Positano, Massimo Lombardi, Aurelio Maggio

https://doi.org/10.3324/haematol.2009.019042

Continued improvement in myocardial T2* over two years of deferasirox therapy in β-thalassemia major patients with cardiac iron overload

Dudley J. Pennell, John B. Porter, Maria Domenica Cappellini, Lee Lee Chan, Amal El-Beshlawy, Yesim Aydinok, Hishamshah Ibrahim, Chi-Kong Li, Vip Viprakasit, Mohsen Saleh Elalfy, Antonis Kattamis, Gillian Smith, Dany Habr, Gabor Domokos, Bernard Roubert, Ali Taher

https://doi.org/10.3324/haematol.2010.031468

Twenty-five years of epidemiological recording on myeloid malignancies: data from the specialized registry of hematologic malignancies of Côte d’Or (Burgundy, France)

Marc Maynadié, François Girodon, Ines Manivet-Janoray, Morgane Mounier, Francine Mugneret, François Bailly, Bernardine Favre, Denis Caillot, Tony Petrella, Michel Flesch, Paule-Marie Carli

https://doi.org/10.3324/haematol.2010.026252

Phase I study of sorafenib in patients with refractory or relapsed acute leukemias

Gautam Borthakur, Hagop Kantarjian, Farhad Ravandi, Weiguo Zhang, Marina Konopleva, John J. Wright, Stefan Faderl, Srdan Verstovsek, Sheela Mathews, Michael Andreeff, Jorge E. Cortes

https://doi.org/10.3324/haematol.2010.030452

CD4-positive T-helper cell responses to the PASD1 protein in patients with diffuse large B-cell lymphoma

Kamel Ait-Tahar, Amanda P. Liggins, Graham P. Collins, Andrew Campbell, Martin Barnardo, Maite Cabes, Charles H. Lawrie, Donald Moir, Chris Hatton, Alison H. Banham, Karen Pulford

https://doi.org/10.3324/haematol.2010.028241

Proliferation is a central independent prognostic factor and target for personalized and risk-adapted treatment in multiple myeloma

Dirk Hose, Thierry Rème, Thomas Hielscher, Jérôme Moreaux, Tobias Messner, Anja Seckinger, Axel Benner, John D. Shaughnessy, Bart Barlogie, Yiming Zhou, Jens Hillengass, Uta Bertsch, Kai Neben, Thomas Möhler, Jean François Rossi, Anna Jauch, Bernard Klein, Hartmut Goldschmidt

https://doi.org/10.3324/haematol.2010.030296

Analysis of 12,517 inhabitants of a Sardinian geographic isolate reveals that predispositions to thrombocytopenia and thrombocytosis are inherited traits

Ginevra Biino, Carlo L. Balduini, Laura Casula, Piergiorgio Cavallo, Simona Vaccargiu, Debora Parracciani, Donatella Serra, Laura Portas, Federico Murgia, Mario Pirastu

https://doi.org/10.3324/haematol.2010.029934

Letters to the Editor

Online Only Articles

Multidrug resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa bloodstream infection in adult patients with hematologic malignancies

Enrico Maria Trecarichi, Mario Tumbarello, Morena Caira, Anna Candoni, Chiara Cattaneo, Domenico Pastore, Rosa Fanci, Annamaria Nosari, Nicola Vianelli, Alessandro Busca, Antonio Spadea, Livio Pagano

https://doi.org/10.3324/haematol.2010.036640

Brief Reports

Red blood cell transfusion-dependency implies a poor survival in primary myelofibrosis irrespective of IPSS and DIPSS

Chiara Elena, Francesco Passamonti, Elisa Rumi, Luca Malcovati, Luca Arcaini, Emanuela Boveri, Michele Merli, Daniela Pietra, Cristiana Pascutto, Mario Lazzarino

https://doi.org/10.3324/haematol.2010.031831

Emergence of oligoclonal bands in patients with multiple myeloma in complete remission after induction chemotherapy: association with the use of novel agents

Carlos Fernández de Larrea, Natalia Tovar, Mª Teresa Cibeira, Juan I. Aróstegui, Laura Rosiñol, Montserrat Elena, Xavier Filella, Jordi Yagüe, Joan Bladé

https://doi.org/10.3324/haematol.2010.030882