Topics in 2015

  • MYELODYSPLASTIC SYNDROMES. AN UPDATE. SINCE 2015. Guest Editors: C. Mecucci and M.T. Voso. More...
  • BACTERIAL INFECTIONS IN HEMATOLOGIC PATIENTS:  AN UPDATE. SINCE 2015.Guest Editors F. Aversa and M. Tumbarello More...

Review Articles

MODERN IMMUNOTHERAPY OF ADULT B-LINEAGE ACUTE LYMPHOBLASTIC LEUKEMIA WITH MONOCLONAL ANTIBODIES AND CHIMERIC ANTIGEN RECEPTOR MODIFIED T CELLS

Elena Maino, Anna Maria Scattolin, Piera Viero, Rosaria Sancetta, Anna Pascarella, Michele Vespignani, Renato Bassan
Abstract 1525 | PDF Downloads 895 HTML Downloads 16795 Bassan Fig.1 Downloads 0 Bassan Fig.2 Downloads 0 Bassan Fig.4 Downloads 0 Fig.3 Downloads 0 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2015.001

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DRUG THERAPY IN THE PROGRESSED CML PATIENT WITH MULTI-TKI FAILURE

Ibrahim C. Haznedaroglu
Abstract 275671 | PDF Downloads 1061 HTML Downloads 3662 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2015.014

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CURRENT ROLE OF AUTOLOGOUS AND ALLOGENEIC STEM CELL TRANSPLANTATION FOR RELAPSED AND REFRACTORY HODGKIN LYMPHOMA

Luca Castagna, Carmelo Carlo-Stella, Rita Mazza, Armando Santoro
Abstract 1871 | PDF Downloads 971 HTML Downloads 4286 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2015.015

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REFRACTORY THROMBOCYTOPENIA AND NEUTROPENIA: A DIAGNOSTIC CHALLENGE

Emmanuel Gyan, François Dreyfus, Pierre Fenaux
Abstract 11406 | PDF Downloads 1005 HTML Downloads 3938 Cover letter Downloads 0 Figure 1 Downloads 0 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2015.018

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RARE CYTOGENETIC ABNORMALITIES IN MYELODYSPLASTIC SYNDROMES

Julie Schanz, Friederike Braulke, Detlef Haase
Abstract 2394 | PDF Downloads 915 HTML Downloads 10129 Figures Haase Downloads 0 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2015.034

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IMPORTANCE OF CLASSICAL MORPHOLOGY IN THE DIAGNOSIS OF MYELODYSPLASTIC SYNDROME

Rosangela Invernizzi, Federica Quaglia, Matteo Giovanni Della Porta
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RECENT ADVANCES IN THE 5Q- SYNDROME

Andrea Pellagatti, Jacqueline Boultwood
Abstract 1888 | PDF Downloads 1155 HTML Downloads 3392 Pellagatti Fig 1 Downloads 0 Pellagatti Fig. 2 Downloads 0 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2015.037

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NEW INSIGHT ON EPIDEMIOLOGY AND MANAGEMENT OF BACTERIAL BLOODSTREAM INFECTION IN PATIENTS WITH HEMATOLOGICAL MALIGNACIES

Sara Lo Menzo, Giulia la Martire, Giancarlo Ceccarelli, Mario Venditti
Abstract 2131 | PDF Downloads 871 HTML Downloads 7780 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2015.044

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BACTERIAL INFECTIONS IN HEMATOPOIETIC STEM CELL TRANSPLANT RECIPIENTS

Elisa Balletto, Malorzata Mikulska
Abstract 1809 | PDF Downloads 1032 HTML Downloads 3249 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2015.045

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NASAL NK/T- CELL LYMPHOMA. COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF A MEXICAN POPULATION

Augustine Avilès
Abstract 1031 | PDF Downloads 514 HTML Downloads 1672 Tables Downloads 0 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2015.052

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BACTERIAL INFECTIONS FOLLOWING SPLENECTOMY FOR MALIGNANT AND NONMALIGNANT HEMATOLOGIC DISEASES

Giuseppe Leone, Eligio Pizzigallo
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Original Articles

OCCURRENCE OF SECONDARY MALIGNANCIES IN CHRONIC MYELOID LEUKEMIA DURING THERAPY WITH IMATINIB MESYLATE-SINGLE INSTITUTION EXPERIENCE

Grzegorz Helbig, Grazyna Bober, Marek Seweryn, Ryszard Wichary, Andrzej Tukiendorf, Lech Sedlak, Tomasz Oleksy, Slawomira Kyrcz-Krzemien
Abstract 1533 | PDF Downloads 679 HTML Downloads 1901 Characteristic of study group Downloads 0 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2015.003

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PREVALENCE OF ALPHA THALASSEMIA IN MICROCYTIC ANEMIA: A TERTIARY CARE EXPERIENCE FROM NORTH INDIA

Monica Sharma, Sanjay Pandey, Ravi Ranjan, Tulika Seth, Renu Saxena
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DIAGNOSTIC VALUE OF BRONCHOALVEOLAR LAVAGE IN LEUKEMIC AND BONE MARROW TRANSPLANT PATIENTS: THE IMPACT OF ANTIMICROBIAL THERAPY

John Norman Greene, Abraham Tareq Yacoub, Dani Thomas, Carol Yuan, Frank Walsh, David Solomon, Skai Schwartz, Arthur Andrews
Abstract 1456 | PDF Downloads 517 HTML Downloads 2123 Table 1 Downloads 0 Table 2 Downloads 0 Table 3 Downloads 0 Table 4 Downloads 0 Table 5 Downloads 0 Tble 6 Downloads 0 Cover Letter Downloads 0 Greene Tab.7 Downloads 0 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2015.002

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THE FREQUENCY OF ADRENAL INSUFFICIENCY IN ADOLESCENTS AND YOUNG ADULTS WITH THALASSEMIA MAJOR VERSUS THALASSEMIA INTERMEDIA IN IRAN

Sara Matin, Masoud Ghanei Jahromi, Zohreh Karemizadeh, Sezaneh Haghpanah, Vincenzo De Sanctis, Ashraf Soliman, Mehran Karimi
Abstract 1304 | PDF Downloads 546 HTML Downloads 9370 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2015.005

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PROGNOSTIC IMPACT OF NEUROPILIN-1 EXPRESSION IN EGYPTIAN CHILDREN WITH B-LINEAGE ACUTE LYMPHOBLASTIC LEUKEMIA

adel abd elhaleim hagag, Nahla A Nosair
Abstract 1104 | PDF Downloads 453 HTML Downloads 2008 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2015.009

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FACTORS INFLUENCING ADHERENCE TO IMATINIB IN INDIAN CHRONIC MYELOID LEUKEMIA PATIENTS: A CROSS-SECTIONAL STUDY

Jyotsna Kapoor, Narendra Agrawal, Rayaz Ahmad, Sanjeev Kumar Sharma, Anshul Gupta, Dinesh Bhurani
Abstract 1133 | PDF Downloads 657 HTML Downloads 1639 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2015.013

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STUDY OF SERUM HAPTOGLOBIN LEVEL AND ITS RELATION TO ERYTHROPOIETIC ACTIVITY IN BETA THALASSEMIA CHILDREN .

Seham Ragab, Manal A. Safan, Eman A. Badr
Abstract 1413 | PDF Downloads 766 HTML Downloads 2490 Study of serum haptoglobin level in thalassemia Downloads 0 Figures Downloads 0 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2015.019

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CLINICOPATHOLOGICAL PROFILE OF SALMONELLA TYPHI AND PARATYPHI INFECTIONS PRESENTING AS FEVER OF UNKNOWN ORIGIN IN A TROPICAL COUNTRY.

Nayyar Iqbal, Aneesh Basheer, Sudhagar Mookkappan, Anita Ramdas, Renu G'Boy Varghese, Somanath Padhi, Bhairappa Shrimanth, Saranya Chidambaram, Anandhalakshmi S, Reba Kanungo
Abstract 3178 | PDF Downloads 716 HTML Downloads 4584 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2015.021

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RELIABILITY OF DIFFERENT RBC INDICES AND FORMULAS IN DISCRIMINATING BETWEEN ?-THALASSEMIA MINOR AND OTHER CAUSES OF MICROCYTIC HYPOCHROMIC ANEMIA

Elahe Bordbar, Mehdi Taghipour, Beth E Zucconi
Abstract 1229 | PDF Downloads 745 HTML Downloads 14461 Untitled Downloads 0 Untitled Downloads 0 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2015.022

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THE ROLE OF THE CAROTID DOPPLER EXAMINATION IN THE EVALUATION OF ATHEROSCLEROTIC CHANGES IN BETA THALASSEMIA PATIENTS

Gehan Lotfy Abdel Hakeem, hoda Abdel kereem Abdel Samei, Ashraf mohamed El Shereif, Ahlam mohamed ismail
Abstract 1613 | PDF Downloads 557 HTML Downloads 2848 Untitled Downloads 0 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2015.023

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DISSEMINATED HISTOPLASMOSIS IN IMMUNOCOMPETENT INDIVIDUALS- NOT A SO RARE ENTITY

Dibyendu De, Uttam Kumar Nath
Abstract 1595 | PDF Downloads 681 HTML Downloads 2012 Untitled Downloads 0 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2015.028

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NUTRITIONALLY VARIANT STREPTOCOCCI BACTEREMIA IN CANCER PATIENTS: A RETROSPECTIVE STUDY, 1999-2014

Abraham Tareq Yacoub, Jayasree Krishnan, Ileana M. Acevedo, Joseph Halliday, John Norman Greene
Abstract 1262 | PDF Downloads 597 HTML Downloads 3413 Cover Letter Downloads 0 Figure 1 Downloads 0 Figure 2 Downloads 0 Table 1 Downloads 0 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2015.030

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PERCEPTION OF COMMUNITY HEALTH CARE WORKERS ABOUT PATIENTS WITH SICKLE CELL DISEASE IN PRIMARY HEALTH CARE AFTER AN EDUCATIONAL INTERVENTION

Ludmila Mourão Xavier Gomes, Marcos Borato Viana, Igor Alcântara Pereira
Abstract 1475 | PDF Downloads 628 HTML Downloads 1570 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2015.031

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EFFECT OF NEBULIZED COLISTIN ON THE VENTILATOR CIRCUIT: A PROSPECTIVE PILOT CASE-CONTROL STUDY FROM A SINGLE CANCER CENTER

Iyad M Ghonimat, Lama H Nazer, Flsteen Aqel, Mohammad K Mohammad, Feras I Hawari, Jennifer Le
Abstract 1195 | PDF Downloads 480 HTML Downloads 1740 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2015.032

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BACTERIAL EPIDEMIOLOGY AND ANTIMICROBIAL RESISTANCE IN THE SURGERY WARDS OF A LARGE TEACHING HOSPITAL IN SOUTHERN ITALY

Silvano Esposito, Renato Gioia, Giuseppe De Simone, Silvana Noviello, Sebastiano Leone
Abstract 1646 | PDF Downloads 878 HTML Downloads 1249 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2015.040

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GOOD OUTCOME FOR VERY HIGH RISK ADULT B-CELL ACUTE LYMPHOBLASTIC LEUKAEMIA CARRYING GENETIC ABNORMALITIES t(4;11)(q21;q23) or t(9;22)(q34;q11), IF PROMPTLY SUBMITTED TO ALLOGENEIC TRANSPLANTATION, AFTER OBTAINING A GOOD MOLECULAR REMISSION.

Matteo Parma, Clara Vigano', Monica Fumagalli, Federica Colnaghi, Arianna Colombo, Federica Mottadelli, Vincenzo Rossi, Elena Elli, Elisabetta Terruzzi, Angelo Belotti, Giovanni Cazzaniga, Enrico Maria Pogliani, Pietro Pioltelli
Abstract 1660 | PDF Downloads 710 HTML Downloads 1109 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2015.041

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DISTRIBUTION OF DNA DAMAGE REPAIR GENE POLYMORPHISM hOGG1, XRCC1 and p53 AMONG SICKLE CELL DISEASE PATIENTS IN INDIA

Sudhansu Sekhar Nishank
Abstract 1081 | PDF Downloads 466 HTML Downloads 1341 Table Genotype and allele frequencies of hOGG1 codon 326 Ser>Cys and p53 72Arg>Pro polymorphisms among SCD patients and control group Downloads 0 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2015.046

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INFLUENCE OF SICKLE CELL GENE ON THE ALLELIC DIVERSITY AT THE MSP-1 LOCUS OF PLASMODIUM FALCIPARUM IN ADULT PATIENTS WITH SEVERE MALARIA

Dilip Kumar Patel, Ranjeet Singh Mashon, Prasanta Purohit, Siris Patel, Satyabrata Meher, Snehadhini Dehury, Chhatray Marndi, Kishalaya Das, Bipin Kishore Kullu, Padmalaya Das
Abstract 1051 | PDF Downloads 528 HTML Downloads 6061 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2015.050

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CYTOMEGALOVIRUS REACTIVATION IN ADULT RECIPIENTS OF AUTOLOGOUS STEM CELL TRANSPLANTATION: A SINGLE CENTER EXPERIENCE

omar ziad alrawi, fawzi abdel-latif abdel-rahman, rula alnajjar, husam abujazar, mourad salam, mustafa saad
Abstract 1046 | PDF Downloads 515 HTML Downloads 825 figures Downloads 0 table 1 Downloads 0 table2 Downloads 0 table3 Downloads 0 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2015.049

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DEMOGRAPHICAL, VIRO-IMMUNOLOGICAL, CLINICAL AND THERAPEUTICAL CHARACTERISTICS OF HIV INFECTED PATIENTS IN A “EPIDEMIOLOGICALLY UNEXPLORED” REGION OF ITALY (CALABRIA REGION): THE CALABRHIV COHORT.

Maria Concetta Postorino, Filippo Luciani, Carmelo Mangano, Maria Stella Carpentieri, Paolo Scerbo, Armando Priamo, Giuseppina Berardelli, Roberto Marino, Alfredo Vallone, Nicola Serrao, Vincenzo Pisani, Chiara Costa, Albano Terremoto, Giuseppe Foti, Lucio Cosco, Massimo Calderazzo, Domenico Corigliano, Preziosa Scordo, Carlo Torti, Alessio Strazzulla
Abstract 1188 | PDF Downloads 485 HTML Downloads 1145 Figure 1 Downloads 0 Figure 2 Downloads 0 Figure 3 Downloads 0 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2015.054

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Case Reports

Invasive Pulmonary Aspergillosis in a Sickle Cell Patient Transplant Recipient: A Successful Treatment

Katia Paciaroni, Gioia De Angelis, Cristiano Gallucci, Cecilia Alfieri, Michela Ribersani, Andrea Roveda, Antonella Isgrò, Marco Marziali, Ivan Pietro Aloi, Alessandro Inserra, Javid Gaziev, Pietro Sodani, Guido Lucarelli
Abstract 1417 | PDF Downloads 717 HTML Downloads 1824 Lung computed tomography CT scan image Downloads 0 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2015.006

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Postpandemic influenza A/H1N1pdm09 is still causing severe perinatal complications

Hein Bogers, Dominique Bos, Sam Schoenmakers, Johannes J Duvekot
Abstract 907 | PDF Downloads 655 HTML Downloads 1908 Cover letter Downloads 0 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2015.007

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Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis: an unusual complication in Orientia tsutsugamushi disease (scrub typhus).

Aneesh Basheer, Somanath Padhi, Vinoth Boopathy, Saumyaranjan Mallick, Shashikala Nair, Renu G'Boy Varghese, Reba Kanungo
Abstract 3225 | PDF Downloads 1089 HTML Downloads 4139 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2015.008

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Brain abscesses caused by Nocardia paucivorans in a multiple myeloma patient treated with lenalidomide and dexamethasone: a case report and review of literature.

Jacopo Monticelli, Roberto Luzzati, Cristina Maurel, Chiara Rosin, Romina Valentinotti, Claudio Farina
Abstract 1159 | PDF Downloads 741 HTML Downloads 6376 original file with images Downloads 0 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2015.011

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NF- ?B Essential Modulator Deficiency Leading to Disseminated Cutaneous Atypical Mycobacteria

Jonathan Braue, Vagishwari Murugesan, Steven Holland, Nishit Patel, Eknath Naik, Jennifer Leiding, Abraham Tareq Yacoub, Carlos N Prieto-Granada, John Norman Greene
Abstract 1146 | PDF Downloads 627 HTML Downloads 10601 Untitled Downloads 0 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2015.010

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Osteolytic bone lesions – A rare presentation of AML M6.

Geetha N., Sreelesh KP, Priya Mary Jacob, Lali VS, Rekha A Nair
Abstract 1228 | PDF Downloads 625 HTML Downloads 7627 Untitled Downloads 0 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2015.017

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Acquired Hemophilia A successfully treated with rituximab

Giovanni D'Arena, Elvira Grandone, Matteo Nicola Dario Di Minno, Pellegrino Musto, Giovanni Di Minno
Abstract 1304 | PDF Downloads 745 HTML Downloads 1364 Figure 1 Downloads 0 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2015.024

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ClinicaI Reversible Myelopathy in T-Cell Lymphoblastic Lymphoma Treated with Nelarabine and Radiotherapy: Report of a Case and Review of Literature of an Increasing Complication

Maria Chiara Tisi, Giuseppe Ausoni, Maria Gabriella Vita, Tommaso Tartaglione, Mario Balducci, Luca Laurenti, Patrizia Chiusolo, Stefan Hohaus, Simona Sica
Abstract 1725 | PDF Downloads 623 HTML Downloads 1521 Fig 1 Downloads 0 Tab I Downloads 0 Cover Letter Downloads 0 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2015.025

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A Case of Rupioid Syphilis Masquerading as Aggressive Cutaneous Lymphoma

Jonathan Braue, Thomas Hagele, Abraham Tareq Yacoub, Suganya Mannivanan, Frank Glass, Lubomir Sokol, John Norman Greene
Abstract 1438 | PDF Downloads 548 HTML Downloads 4675 Cover Letter Downloads 0 Figure 2 Downloads 0 Figure 1 Downloads 0 Figure 3 Downloads 0 Figure 4 Downloads 0 Figure Legend Downloads 0 Table 1 Downloads 0 Table 2 Downloads 0 Table 3 Downloads 0 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2015.026

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Leukocyte derived chemotaxin 2 (ALECT2) amyloidosis

Uday P Kulkarni, Anna Valson, Anila Korula, Vikram Mathews
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Management of meningitis caused by multi drug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii: clinical, microbiological and pharmacokinetic results in a patient treated with colistin methanesulfonate

Elisabetta Schiaroli, Maria Bruna Pasticci, Maria Iris Cassetta, Stefania Fallani, Corrado Castrioto, Matteo Pirro, Andrea Novelli, Lucia Henrici De Angelis, Marco Maria D'Andrea, Maria Lina Mezzatesta, Franco Baldelli, Antonella Mencacci
Abstract 1143 | PDF Downloads 669 HTML Downloads 800 COVER LETTER Downloads 0 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2015.055

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MJHID Educational Clinical Cases

An unusual cause of anemia and encephalopathy

Sanjeev Kumar Sharma, Dharma Choudhary, Anil Handoo, Gaurav Dhamija, Gaurav Kharya, Vipin Khandelwal, Mayank Dhamija, Sweta Kothari
Abstract 1693 | PDF Downloads 519 HTML Downloads 1385 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2015.036

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Letters to the Editor

Liver iron concentration and liver impairment in relation to serum IGF-1 levels in thalassaemia major patients: A retrospective study

Vincenzo De Sanctis, Ashraf T Soliman, Giancarlo Candini, Christos Kattamis, Giuseppe Raiola, Heba Elsedfy
Abstract 1034 | PDF Downloads 682 HTML Downloads 737 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2015.016

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High level of HBV DNA virus in the breast milk seems not to contraindicate breastfeeding

Ana Montoya-Ferrer, Astrid Marina Zorrilla, Johannes Viljoen, Jean Pierre Moles, Marie-Louise Newell, Philippe Van de Perre, Edouard Tuaillon
Abstract 1238 | PDF Downloads 498 HTML Downloads 818 Untitled Downloads 0 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2015.042

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