Kevin Barton

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Haemolytic uraemic syndrome (HUS) and thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (TTP) are closely related disorders characterised by non-immune microangiopathic haemolytic anaemia and thrombocytopenia. Thrombotic microangiopathy is the underlying pathologic lesion in both syndromes. Under physiological conditions, platelets bind to endothelium via von Willebrand(More)
The exon 14 JAK2 V617F mutation has been well established as a driver mutation in polycythemia vera (PV) and other myeloproliferative neoplasms. JAK2 exon 12 mutations have also been implicated in PV, although patients with these mutations may show isolated erythrocytosis. Recently additional JAK2point mutations have been described-all in regions encoding(More)
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