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Essential thrombocythaemia (ET) is a clonal myeloproliferative disorder associated with an increased risk of both thromboembolic and bleeding complications. Platelet activation plays a crucial role in the pathogenesis of prethrombotic conditions. The platelet surface expression of p-selectin (CD62p) and thrombospondin (TSP) has been shown to correlate with(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate treatment and outcome of 17 pregnancies in nine patients with essential thrombocythaemia (ET) seen at our institution from 1988 to 1998. METHODS Treatment and outcome of 17 pregnancies in nine ET patients were retrospectively analyzed. RESULTS Seventeen pregnancies in nine patients with ET resulted in 11 (65%) live births and ended(More)
The D0 Collaboration presents first evidence for the production of single top quarks at the Fermilab Tevatron pp[over ] collider. Using a 0.9 fb(-1) dataset, we apply a multivariate analysis to separate signal from background and measure sigma(pp[over ]-->tb+X,tqb+X)=4.9+/-1.4 pb. The probability to measure a cross section at this value or higher in the(More)
We search for the technicolor process pp-->rhoT/omegaT-->WpiT in events containing one electron and two jets, in data corresponding to an integrated luminosity of 390 pb(-1), recorded by the D0 experiment at the Fermilab Tevatron. Technicolor predicts that technipions pi(T) decay dominantly into bb, bc, or bc, depending on their charge. In these events b(More)
We measure the top quark mass (m(t)) in p ̄p collisions at a center of mass energy √s = 1.96 TeV using dilepton t ̄t→W(+)bW(-) ̄b→ℓ(+)ν(ℓ)bℓ(-) ̄ν(ℓ) ̄b events, where ℓ denotes an electron, a muon, or a tau that decays leptonically. The data correspond to an integrated luminosity of 5.4 fb(-1) collected with the D0 detector at the Fermilab Tevatron(More)
The management of pregnant patients with essential thrombocythemia (ET) is a difficult problem. The clinical course of ET is mainly determined by thromboembolic complications. Pregnancy itself is a physiological hypercoagulable state. When ET affects women during pregnancy, an adverse outcome caused by thrombotic complications is a matter of concern. We(More)
To elucidate potential causes for differing bleeding phenotypes of haemophilic patients of identical degree of coagulation factor deficiency, we investigated 21 male patients with severe haemophilia. Median annual coagulation factor demand and the extent of haemophilic arthropathy were used to discriminate between intensely and less intensely haemorrhagic(More)
Anomalous Wtb couplings modify the angular correlations of the top-quark decay products and change the single top-quark production cross section. We present limits on anomalous top-quark couplings by combining information from W boson helicity measurements in top-quark decays and anomalous coupling searches in the single top-quark final state. We set limits(More)