Incidence and outcome of acquired aplastic anemia: real-world data from patients diagnosed in Sweden from 2000–2011

@inproceedings{Vaht2017IncidenceAO,
  title={Incidence and outcome of acquired aplastic anemia: real-world data from patients diagnosed in Sweden from 2000–2011},
  author={Krista Vaht and Magnus G{\"o}ransson and Kristina Carlson and Cecilia Isaksson and Stig Lenhoff and Anna Sandstedt and Bertil Uggla and Jacek Winiarski and Per Ljungman and Mats Brune and Per-Ola Andersson},
  booktitle={Haematologica},
  year={2017}
}
A plastic anemia is a rare life-threatening disease. However, since the introduction of immunosuppressive therapy and allogeneic stem cell transplantation, the outcome has improved considerably, and the 5-year survival is reported to be 70-80% in selected patient cohorts. Yet, contemporary population-based data on incidence and survival are lacking. We performed a national retrospective study to determine the incidence, treatment, and survival of patients with aplastic anemia diagnosed in… CONTINUE READING
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