August, 2012
No. 97 (8)

Review Articles

Articles

Hemoglobin SC disease complications: a clinical study of 179 cases

François Lionnet, Nadjib Hammoudi, Katia Stankovic Stojanovic, Virginie Avellino, Gilles Grateau, Robert Girot, Jean-Philippe Haymann

https://doi.org/10.3324/haematol.2011.055202

Bone marrow versus peripheral blood as the stem cell source for sibling transplants in acquired aplastic anemia: survival advantage for bone marrow in all age groups

Andrea Bacigalupo, Gérard Socié, Hubert Schrezenmeier, Andre Tichelli, Anna Locasciulli, Monika Fuehrer, Antonio M. Risitano, Carlo Dufour, Jakob R. Passweg, Rosi Oneto, Mahmoud Aljurf, Catherine Flynn, Valerie Mialou, Rose Marie Hamladji, Judith C. W. Marsh

https://doi.org/10.3324/haematol.2011.054841

High D-dimer levels are associated with poor prognosis in cancer patients

Cihan Ay, Daniela Dunkler, Robert Pirker, Johannes Thaler, Peter Quehenberger, Oswald Wagner, Christoph Zielinski, Ingrid Pabinger

https://doi.org/10.3324/haematol.2011.054718

Development and validation of a predictive model for death in acquired severe ADAMTS13 deficiency-associated idiopathic thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura: the French TMA Reference Center experience

Ygal Benhamou, Cyrielle Assié, Pierre-Yves Boelle, Marc Buffet, Rana Grillberger, Sandrine Malot, Alain Wynckel, Claire Presne, Gabriel Choukroun, Pascale Poullin, François Provôt, Didier Gruson, Mohamed Hamidou, Dominique Bordessoule, Jacques Pourrat, Jean-Paul Mira, Véronique Le Guern, Claire Pouteil-Noble, Cédric Daubin, Philippe Vanhille, Eric Rondeau, Jean-Bernard Palcoux, Christiane Mousson, Cécile Vigneau, Guy Bonmarchand, Bertrand Guidet, Lionel Galicier, Elie Azoulay, Hanspeter Rottensteiner, Agnès Veyradier, Paul Coppo

https://doi.org/10.3324/haematol.2011.049676

Evaluation of prognostic factors among patients with chronic graft-versus-host disease

Jose A. Pérez-Simón, Gabriel Afram, Rodrigo Martino, Jose L Piñana, Teresa Caballero-Velazquez, Olle Ringden, David Valcarcel, Dolores Caballero, Mats Remberger, Yanira de Paz, Jordi Sierra, Jesús San Miguel, Hans Hagglund

https://doi.org/10.3324/haematol.2011.055244

Identification of 4 novel HLA-B*40:01 restricted minor histocompatibility antigens and their potential as targets for graft-versus-leukemia reactivity

Marieke Griffioen, M. Willy Honders, Edith D. van der Meijden, Simone A.P. van Luxemburg-Heijs, Ellie G.A. Lurvink, Michel G.D. Kester, Cornelis A.M. van Bergen, J.H. Frederik Falkenburg

https://doi.org/10.3324/haematol.2011.049478

Generation and administration of HA-1-specific T-cell lines for the treatment of patients with relapsed leukemia after allogeneic stem cell transplantation: a pilot study

Pauline Meij, Inge Jedema, Menno A.W.G. van der Hoorn, Rian Bongaerts, Linda Cox, Amon R. Wafelman, Erik W.A. Marijt, Roel Willemze, J.H. Frederik Falkenburg

https://doi.org/10.3324/haematol.2011.053371

Multicenter validation of a reproducible flow cytometric score for the diagnosis of low-grade myelodysplastic syndromes: results of a European LeukemiaNET study

Matteo G. Della Porta, Cristina Picone, Cristiana Pascutto, Luca Malcovati, Hideto Tamura, Hiroshi Handa, Magdalena Czader, Sylvie Freeman, Paresh Vyas, Anna Porwit, Leonie Saft, Theresia M. Westers, Canan Alhan, Claudia Cali, Arjan A. van de Loosdrecht, Kiyoyuki Ogata

https://doi.org/10.3324/haematol.2011.048421

CBL mutations in myeloproliferative neoplasms are also found in the gene’s proline-rich domain and in patients with the V617FJAK2

Paula Aranaz, Cristina Hurtado, Ignacio Erquiaga, Itziar Miguéliz, Cristina Ormazábal, Ion Cristobal, Marina García-Delgado, Francisco Javier Novo, José Luis Vizmanos

https://doi.org/10.3324/haematol.2011.052605

Activating internal tandem duplication mutations of the fms-like tyrosine kinase-3 (FLT3-ITD) at complete response and relapse in patients with acute myeloid leukemia

Aziz Nazha, Jorge Cortes, Stefan Faderl, Sherry Pierce, Naval Daver, Tapan Kadia, Gautam Borthakur, Raja Luthra, Hagop Kantarjian, Farhad Ravandi

https://doi.org/10.3324/haematol.2012.062638

The Aurora A and B kinases are up-regulated in bone marrow-derived chronic lymphocytic leukemia cells and represent potential therapeutic targets

Francisco de Paula Careta, Stefania Gobessi, Rodrigo Alexandre Panepucci, Engin Bojnik, Fabio Morato de Oliveira, Daniel Mazza Matos, Roberto P. Falcão, Luca Laurenti, Marco A. Zago, Dimitar G. Efremov

https://doi.org/10.3324/haematol.2011.054668

Myeloma cells contain high levels of inorganic polyphosphate which is associated with nucleolar transcription

Maria D. Jimenez-Nuñez, David Moreno-Sanchez, Laura Hernandez-Ruiz, Alicia Benítez-Rondán, Ana Ramos-Amaya, Beatriz Rodríguez-Bayona, Francisco Medina, José Antonio Brieva, Felix A. Ruiz

https://doi.org/10.3324/haematol.2011.051409

Report from the European Myeloma Network on interphase FISH in multiple myeloma and related disorders

Fiona M. Ross, Hervé Avet-Loiseau, Geneviève Ameye, Norma C. Gutiérrez, Peter Liebisch, Sheila O’Connor, Klara Dalva, Sonia Fabris, Adele M. Testi, Marie Jarosova, Clare Hodkinson, Anna Collin, Gitte Kerndrup, Petr Kuglik, Dariusz Ladon, Paolo Bernasconi, Brigitte Maes, Zuzana Zemanova, Kyra Michalova, Lucienne Michau, Kai Neben, N. Emil U. Hermansen, Katrina Rack, Alberto Rocci, Rebecca Protheroe, Laura Chiecchio, Hélène A Poirel, Pieter Sonneveld, Mette Nyegaard, Hans E. Johnsen

https://doi.org/10.3324/haematol.2011.056176

Letters to the Editor

Online Only Articles

Infliximab therapy in hematologic malignancies: handle with care (Comment)

Fabio Stagno, Paolo Vigneri, Alessandra Cupri, Silvia Rita Vitale, Francesco Di Raimondo

https://doi.org/10.3324/haematol.2012.067934

Hematology News

Original Articles and Brief Reports

Estradiol increases hematopoietic stem and progenitor cells independent of its actions on bone

Anett Illing, Peng Liu, Susanne Ostermay, Arndt Schilling, Gerald de Haan, Andree Krust, Michael Amling, Pierre Chambon, Thorsten Schinke, Jan P. Tuckermann

https://doi.org/10.3324/haematol.2011.052456

Myelodysplastic Syndromes

Impaired expression of DICER, DROSHA, SBDS and some microRNAs in mesenchymal stromal cells from myelodysplastic syndrome patients

Carlos Santamaría, Sandra Muntión, Beatriz Rosón, Belén Blanco, Olga López-Villar, Soraya Carrancio, Fermín M. Sánchez-Guijo, María Díez-Campelo, Stela Alvarez-Fernández, María E. Sarasquete, Javier de las Rivas, Marcos González, Jesús F. San Miguel, María Consuelo del Cañizo

https://doi.org/10.3324/haematol.2011.054437