[Cytogenetic study of 93 myelodysplastic syndromes].

  title={[Cytogenetic study of 93 myelodysplastic syndromes].},
  author={Francesc Sol{\'e} and Soledad Woessner and Lourdes Florensa and A P{\'e}rez-Losada and P. Aguado Acin and Carlos Besses and Lu{\'i}s Garc{\'i}a-Eroles and Jordi Sans-Sabrafen},
  journal={Medicina clinica},
  volume={110 3},
BACKGROUND We describe the cytogenetic results of 93 patients with myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS). The main object of this report is to analyze the prognostic value of the karyotype in patients with MDS, in relation to the evolution to acute leukemia and the survival time. PATIENTS AND METHODS Cytogenetic studies were performed in 93 untreated cases of MDS between 1985 and 1994. Overall survival and the evolution to acute leukemia were analyzed. RESULTS Among 93 patients who were examined… CONTINUE READING