Richard Kaczmarski

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Early, low-risk International Prognostic Scoring System (IPSS) myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS) is a heterogeneous disorder where the molecular and cellular hematopoietic defects are poorly understood. To gain insight into this condition, we analyzed gene expression profiles of marrow CD34+ progenitor cells from normal-karyotype, low-blast-count MDS patients,(More)
PURPOSE To identify factors that determine patients' intentions to use point-of-care medical devices, ie, portable coagulometer devices for self-testing of the international normalized ratio (INR) required for ongoing monitoring of blood-coagulation intensity among patients on long-term oral anticoagulation therapy with vitamin K antagonists, eg, warfarin.(More)
BACKGROUND Superwarfarin sodium exposure or poisoning is a growing public health problem. There were 5133 reported cases of superwarfarin exposure and poisoning in 1988 and 13 423 cases in 1995. Cases may be associated with accidental exposure, suicide attempts, or Munchausen syndrome, and may be difficult to diagnose. PATIENTS AND METHODS Patients from(More)
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