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Graft-versus-leukemia reactions after bone marrow transplantation.
To determine whether graft-versus-leukemia (GVL) reactions are important in preventing leukemia recurrence after bone marrow transplantation, we studied 2,254 persons receiving HLA-identical siblingExpand
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Compensated cirrhosis: Natural history and prognostic factors
To investigate the natural history of compensated cirrhosis, 293 consecutive patients without previous major complications (ascites, jaundice, encephalopathy or gastrointestinal hemorrhage) wereExpand
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Chronic lymphocytic leukemia.
Chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL), the most frequent form of leukemia in Western countries, is characterized by the clonal proliferation and accumulation of neoplastic B lymphocytes in the blood,Expand
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Renal failure in multiple myeloma: presenting features and predictors of outcome in 94 patients from a single institution.
BACKGROUND Twenty percent of patients with multiple myeloma (MM) have renal failure. OBJECTIVE To analyze the presenting features, the response to therapy, and the factors associated with renalExpand
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Bone marrow transplantation from HLA-identical siblings as treatment for myelodysplasia.
Allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation is the only curative therapy for myelodysplasia (MDS). To identify factors influencing transplantation outcome, we studied 452 recipients ofExpand
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PRAD-1/cyclin D1 gene overexpression in chronic lymphoproliferative disorders: a highly specific marker of mantle cell lymphoma
The t(11;14)(q13;q32) translocation and its molecular counterpart bcl-1 rearrangement are frequently associated with mantle cell lymphomas (MCLs) and only occasionally with other variants of B-cellExpand
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Lymphocyte doubling time in chronic lymphocytic leukaemia: analysis of its prognostic significance
Summary. In 100 untreated patients with chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (CLL) lymphocyte doubling time (LDT) has been investigated in relationship with clinical stages, bone marrow histologicalExpand
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Bone marrow changes in anorexia nervosa are correlated with the amount of weight loss and not with other clinical findings.
The clinical history and biochemical and hematologic variables for 44 consecutive patients diagnosed with anorexia nervosa were recorded. Bone marrow aspirates and biopsy specimens were analyzed byExpand
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Identification of ‘short‐lived’ and ‘long‐lived’ patients at presentation of idiopathic myelofibrosis
To contribute to a better knowledge of the prognosis of idiopathic myelofibrosis (IM), the prognostic value of the presenting features in 106 patients diagnosed with IM at a single institution duringExpand
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Major vascular complications in essential thrombocythemia: a study of the predictive factors in a series of 148 patients
To determine the clinicohematological factors predictive for the appearance of major vascular complications (MVC) in patients with essential thrombocythemia (ET), 148 consecutive such patients wereExpand
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