[Clinical feature and prognosis analysis of elderly patients with polythemia vera].

@article{Xiao2015ClinicalFA,
  title={[Clinical feature and prognosis analysis of elderly patients with polythemia vera].},
  author={Xia Xiao and Mingfeng Zhao and Juanxia Meng and Qing Li and Juan Mu and Xin Li and Hairong L{\"u} and Pengjiang Liu and Qi Deng and Li Cheng Geng and Yu-ming Li},
  journal={Zhonghua yi xue za zhi},
  year={2015},
  volume={95 18},
  pages={1374-7}
}
OBJECTIVE To analyze the clinical features of elderly patients with polythemia vera (PV). METHODS Statistical analyses were performed for the clinical features of 68 PV patients of age≥60 years and 72 PV patients of age<60 years from January 2009 to December 2013 in our hospital. RESULTS Compared with younger patients, elderly patients with PV had higher incidences of thrombosis (54.4% (37/68) vs 30.6% (22/72), P=0.004), more risk factors of cardio-cerebrovascular (63.2% (43/68) vs 36.1… CONTINUE READING