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International Journal of Hematology

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21.06.2018 | Case Report

A unique clinical presentation of de novo acute promyelocytic leukemia as a myeloid sarcoma of the breast

Myeloid sarcoma is a rare presentation of acute leukemia as a solid tumor at various extramedullary sites. It may present concurrently, before or after the onset of systemic bone marrow leukemia. Unusual clinical localization may lead to …

20.06.2018 | Case Report

Breakthrough infection of Geotrichum capitatum during empirical caspofungin therapy after umbilical cord blood transplantation

We experienced a breakthrough fungal infection caused by Geotrichum capitatum during empirical therapy with caspofungin. A 68-year-old male patient with refractory acute lymphoblastic leukemia had received umbilical cord blood transplantation …

19.06.2018 | Images in Hematology

Severe acyclovir-resistant herpes simplex virus 1 infection following cord blood transplantation

A 13-year-old girl with chronic active Epstein–Barr virus infection received unrelated cord blood transplantation (CBT) after a preparative regimen comprising rabbit antithymocyte globulin (ATG, 2.5 mg/kg/day for 2 days), fludarabine (30 mg/m 2 …

19.06.2018 | Original Article

Impact of hospital length of stay on the risk of readmission and overall survival after allogeneic stem cell transplantation

Patients undergoing allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (allo-HSCT) are at high risk of readmission for complications. We sought to examine the association between HSCT hospital length of stay and the incidence of readmission and …

29.05.2018 | Original Article

Cell dynamics during differentiation therapy with all-trans retinoic acid in acute promyelocytic leukemia

The introduction of all-trans retinoic acid (ATRA) has made acute promyelocytic leukemia (APL) a curable disease; however, early death prior to the completion of treatment remains a problem. In quantitative evaluation of response to ATRA …

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This official journal of the Japanese Society of Hematology covers all aspects of the field of hematology, namely, erythrocytes, leukocytes and hematopoiesis, hemostasis, thrombosis and vascular biology, hematological malignancies, transplantation, and cell therapy.

The International Journal of Hematology has a long history of publishing leading research in the field. It features articles that contribute to progress in research not only in basic hematology but also in clinical hematology. The expanded Progress in Hematology section integrates such relevant fields as the cell biology of stem cells and cancer cells, and clinical research in inflammation, cancer, and thrombosis. In addition, the journal includes reports on results of clinical trials, which help foster communication among researchers in the growing field of modern hematology.

The journal provides the best of up-to-date information on modern hematology, presenting readers with high-impact, original work focusing on pivotal issues.

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