How common are myeloproliferative neoplasms? A systematic review and meta-analysis.

@article{Titmarsh2014HowCA,
  title={How common are myeloproliferative neoplasms? A systematic review and meta-analysis.},
  author={Glen J Titmarsh and Andrew S. Duncombe and Mary Frances McMullin and Michael A O'Rorke and Ruben A. Mesa and Frank de Vocht and Sarah Horan and Lin Fritschi and Mike Clarke and Lesley Anderson},
  journal={American journal of hematology},
  year={2014},
  volume={89 6},
  pages={581-7}
}
Myeloproliferative neoplasms (MPNs) are a heterogeneous group of diseases including polycythemia vera (PV), essential thrombocythemia (ET), and primary(idiopathic) myelofibrosis (PMF). In this systematic review, we provide a comprehensive report on the incidence and prevalence of MPNs across the globe. Electronic databases (PubMed, EMBASE, MEDLINE, and Web of Science) were searched from their inception to August 2012 for articles reporting MPN incidence or prevalence rates. A random effects… CONTINUE READING