Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Myeloid Leukemia

Clinical Diagnosis and Treatment


Utz Krug

University of Münster, Germany

This book comprises a series of chapters from experts in the field of diagnosis and treatment of myeloid leukemias from all over the world, including America, Europe, Africa and Asia. It contains both reviews on clinical aspects of acute (AML) and chronic myeloid leukemias (CML) and original publications covering specific clinical aspects of these important diseases. Covering the specifics of myeloid leukemia epidemiology, diagnosis, risk stratification and management by authors from different parts of the world, this book will be of interest to experienced hematologists as well as physicians in training and students from all around the globe.

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Myeloid LeukemiaClinical Diagnosis and TreatmentEdited by Steffen Koschmieder

Published: January 5th 2012

DOI: 10.5772/2370

ISBN: 978-953-307-886-1

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-6750-1

Copyright year: 2012

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3 Crossref Citations

7 Web of Science Citations

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1. Treatment of Chronic Myeloid Leukaemia: Current Practice and Future Prospects

By Daniela M. Zisterer


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2. The Value of Molecular Response in Chronic Myeloid Leukemia: The Present and the Future

By Lorenzo Falchi, Viviana Appolloni, Lucia Ferranti and Anna Marina Liberati


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3. Role of High Dose Imatinib in BCR/ABLpos/Phpos CML

By Andreas L. Petzer and Holger Rumpold


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4. Therapeutic Drug Monitoring of Imatinib for Chronic Myeloid Leukemia Patients

By Naoto Takahashi and Masatomo Miura


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5. Drug- Induced Pneumonitis: A Rare Complication of Imatinib Mesylate Therapy in Patients with Chronic Myeloid Leukemia

By O.V. Lazareva and A.G. Turkina


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6. Towards the Cure of CML by the Molecular Approach Strategy

By Michele Cea, Antonia Cagnetta, Marco Gobbi and Franco Patrone


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7. Therapy of Acute Myeloid Leukemia

By Jean El-Cheikh and Roberto Crocchiolo


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8. Diagnosis of Acute Myeloid Leukaemia

By Anca Bacârea


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9. Diagnostic Approach in Acute Myeloid Leukemias in Line with WHO 2008 Classification

By Manu Goyal and K. Gayathri


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10. Clinical and Biological Relevance of Gene Expression Profiling in Acute Myeloid Leukemia

By Alicja M. Gruszka and Myriam Alcalay


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11. Clinical Characteristics of Acute Myeloid Leukemia with t(8;21) in Japan and Western Countries

By Hiroto Narimatsu


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12. Acute Promyelocytic Leukemia Lacking the Classic Translocation t(15;17)

By Jad J. Wakim and Carlos A. Tirado


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13. Treating the Elderly Patient with Acute Myelogenous Leukemia

By Mehrdad Payandeh, Mehrnosh Aeinfar and Vahid Aeinfar


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14. Prognosis and Survival in Acute Myelogenous Leukemia

By Muath Dawod and Amr Hanbali


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15. Bacillus cereus Sepsis in the Treatment of Acute Myeloid Leukemia

By Daichi Inoue and Takayuki Takahashi


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