[Application of all-trans retinoic acid combining chemotherapy and As4S4 in the maintenance treatment of patients with acute promyelocytic leukemia].

@article{Lin2007ApplicationOA,
  title={[Application of all-trans retinoic acid combining chemotherapy and As4S4 in the maintenance treatment of patients with acute promyelocytic leukemia].},
  author={Quan-de Lin and Xu-dong Wei and Ping F. Wang and Yanyan Liu and Lina Zhang and Yu-fu Li and Quanli Gao and Xing-hu Zhu and Yang-li Zhang and Bai-jun Fang and Han Yue and Jian-wei Du and Dong-xia Jiang and Jie-ying Hu and Yong-Ping Song},
  journal={Zhonghua xue ye xue za zhi = Zhonghua xueyexue zazhi},
  year={2007},
  volume={28 1},
  pages={19-21}
}
OBJECTIVE To compare the efficacy of all-trans retinoic acid (ATRA) combining chemotherapy and As4S4 with ATRA combining chemotherapy for the maintenance treatment of patients with acute promyelocytic leukemia (APL). METHODS Sixty patients with APL induced to complete remission by ATRA and consolidated by chemotherapy were randomly divided into two groups. Thirty patients as As4S4 group received ATRA + As4S4 + chemotherapy, and another thirty patients as non-As4S4 group were treated only with… CONTINUE READING