Search for dissertations about: "WPSS"

Found 1 swedish dissertation containing the word WPSS.

  1. 1. Studies of anemia in the myelodysplastic syndromes

    Author : Martin Jädersten; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; Myelodysplasia; growth factors; Cox regression; delayed entry; left truncation; mortality; international prognostic scoring system; IPSS; who-classification based prognostic scoring system; WPSS; thalidomide analogue; IMiD; hematopoietic stem cell; adhesion; stroma; matrix; osteonectin; matricellular protein; NPM1; immunohistochemistry.;

    Abstract : Background: The myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS) constitute a heterogeneous group of malignant bone marrow disorders, characterized by chronic anemia and increased risk of transformation to acute myeloid leukemia (AML). The first line therapy of anemia in MDS is erythropoietin (EPO) with or without granulocyte colony-stimulating factor (G-CSF). READ MORE