The clinical, haematological and morphological profile of patients with myelodysplastic syndromes: a single institution experience from Turkey.

@article{Demirkan2007TheCH,
  title={The clinical, haematological and morphological profile of patients with myelodysplastic syndromes: a single institution experience from Turkey.},
  author={Fatih Demirkan and Inci Alacacioğlu and Ozden Pişkin and Hayri Guner Ozsan and Baris Akinci and Ali M Ozcan and Tugba Ulaş Yavuzşen and Erdinc Yuksel and Bulent Undar},
  journal={Leukemia & lymphoma},
  year={2007},
  volume={48 7},
  pages={1372-8}
}
In a retrospective analysis of 113 patients with primary myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS) diagnosed according to French-American-British (FAB) classification, we evaluated the prognostic impact of FAB and World Health Organisation (WHO) classifications, International Prognostic Scoring System (IPSS), and other clinical and laboratory variables. The median age was 69. IPSS could be applied to 75 patients classified according to the FAB criteria and to 50 patients reclassified according to the WHO… CONTINUE READING