The factors affecting early death in newly diagnosed APL patients


Ciftciler R., HAZNEDAROĞLU İ. C. , AKSU S., Ozcebe O., SAYINALP N., Malkan Ü. Y. , ...More

OPEN MEDICINE, vol.14, no.1, pp.647-652, 2019 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 14 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.1515/med-2019-0074
  • Journal Name: OPEN MEDICINE
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.647-652
  • Keywords: Acute promyelocytic leukemia, All-trans retinoic acid, Disseminated intravascular coagulation, ACUTE PROMYELOCYTIC LEUKEMIA, TRANS-RETINOIC ACID, REMISSION INDUCTION, RISK, PETHEMA

Abstract

Background and aim: In the past, acute promyelocytic leukemia (APL) was considered as one of the most rapidly lethal form of acute myeloid leukemia (AML). The objective of this study was to assess clinical parameters affecting early death (ED) in patients with APL.