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Recombinant human erythropoietin in the treatment of multiple myeloma-associated anemia.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9401498     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
SUMMARY: (1) Pretreatment endogenous serum Epo levels were relatively low in all patients studied with MM-associated anemia; (2) rHuEpo was well tolerated in these patients; (3) rHuEpo was highly effective in the treatment of anemia in MM, and (4) the response to rHuEpo is characterized by an increase in Hb levels, a reduction in BTR and an improvement in the WHO PS score.
Authors:
M Mittelman; A Zeidman; Z Fradin; A Magazanik; U H Lewinski; A Cohen
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Clinical Trial; Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Acta haematologica     Volume:  98     ISSN:  0001-5792     ISO Abbreviation:  Acta Haematol.     Publication Date:  1997  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1998-01-08     Completed Date:  1998-01-08     Revised Date:  2013-05-20    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0141053     Medline TA:  Acta Haematol     Country:  SWITZERLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  204-10     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Medicine B and Hematology Service, Rabin Medical Center, Golda, Hasharon, Israel.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Aged
Aged, 80 and over
Anemia / drug therapy*,  etiology
Antineoplastic Combined Chemotherapy Protocols / therapeutic use
Blood Transfusion / utilization
Dose-Response Relationship, Drug
Erythropoietin / blood,  therapeutic use*
Female
Hemoglobins / drug effects
Humans
Male
Middle Aged
Multiple Myeloma / classification,  complications*,  drug therapy
Recombinant Proteins
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Hemoglobins; 0/Recombinant Proteins; 11096-26-7/Erythropoietin
Comments/Corrections
Comment In:
Acta Haematol. 1998;100(2):115   [PMID:  9792950 ]

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