J C Diéguez

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PURPOSE The treatment of elderly patients with acute myeloid leukaemia (AML) remains controversial. We present the results of the treatment of a group of patients aged above 70 years with AML diagnosed in our Hospital since 1990. PATIENTS AND METHODS We have studied retrospectively the cases of AML in patients older than 70 years diagnosed in our Service(More)
A bone marrow investigation is a common examination in HIV infected patients for the study of cytopenia, febrile syndromes of unknown origin and extension of neoplastic disorders. A study was made of bone marrow specimens from 35 patients with advanced HIV infection (stage IC or C, CDC, Atlanta) for morphologic and culture investigations (aerobes,(More)
A case of chronic neutrophilic leukaemia associated with multiple myeloma is reported. The patient had a 6 months history of bruising and weight loss, and showed mature neutrophilic leukocytosis, hepatosplenomegaly, high neutrophil alkaline phosphatase score, hyperuricaemia, neutrophils with pseudotoxic granulation and scarce Döhle bodies; moreover, a(More)
PURPOSE To study the usefulness of different published epidemiological and analytic parameters to decide the treatment with human recombinant erythropoietin (rHuEPO) of anaemic patients with myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS). PATIENTS AND METHODS We have revised 10 published series compiling 115 patients, studying age, sex, initial diagnosis, route of(More)
Hodgkin's disease (HD) is not currently accepted as an AIDS diagnostic criterion by the Centers for Disease Control (Atlanta), although there are reports on a higher incidence of the disease in HIV infected patients, with the special feature of a marked clinical and histological aggressiveness. A review of the literature was made and a total of 54 cases of(More)
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE Experience with recombinant human erythropoietin (rHuEPO) in the treatment of the anemia secondary to myelofibrosis with myeloid metaplasia (MMM) is slight up to now. We present our results of the treatment of 6 patients and a review of the literature in search of possible parameters predicting response to this treatment. DESIGN(More)
PURPOSE To compare the stability of the effect of two oral anticoagulants, one of them (acenocoumarol) with a short half life and the other one with a long half life (warfarin) in patients in the stable phase of treatment (at least 2 months with treatment before entering the study). PATIENTS AND METHODS During a year period (January-December 1993) a(More)