Mediterranean Journal of Hematology and Infectious Diseases

Mediterranean Journal of Hematology and Infectious Diseases


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Editor in Chief: Giuseppe Leone

The Journal publishes topical reviews and original articles concerning both clinical hematology and infectious diseases. A particular attention will be deserved to original articles focusing on relationship between blood and infectious diseases.

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List of content

2 (1) (2010): More... REVIEWS ON HEPATITIS VIRUS, EBV, ORIGINAL ARTICLES.
Guest Editors: Eligio Pizzigallo and Luigi Maria Larocca

2(2) (2010):More... NEW DRUGS AND HEMOPOIETIC STEM CELL TRANSPLANTATION IN ONCOHEMATOLOGICAL DISEASES OF THE ELDERLY.
Guest editors: Giuseppe Leone and Lodovico Balducci

2(3) (2010):More... INFECTIONS AND THROMBOTIC RISK.
Guest Editor: Giovanni de Gaetano Co-Editor: Chiara Cerletti

3(1) (2011): ORIGINAL ARTICLES, REVIEWS:

Review Topics:

  • FUNGAL INFECTIONS. Guest Ed.: L. Pagano More...
  • THROMBOSIS IN THE MEDITERRANEAN AREA. Guest Ed.: V. De Stefano More...
  • ACUTE PROMYELOCYTIC LEUKEMIA IN THE MEDITERRANEAN AREA AND IN THE DEVELOPING COUNTRIES: Guest Eds: F. Lo-Coco and G. Avvisati More...
  • THERAPY-RELATED MYELOID NEOPLASMS: Guest Ed.: R. Larson More...
4(1) (2012): ORIGINAL ARTICLES, REVIEWS:

Review Topics:

  • MALARIA IN THE WORLD: 2012 Update. Guest Editors: F. Castelli and E. Pizzigallo More...
  • CHRONIC LYMPHOID LEUKEMIA:Update on Immunological Dysfunctions and Infections. Guest Editors: D. Efremov and L. Laurenti More...
  • AUTOLOGOUS HEMOPOIETIC STEM CELL TRANSPLANTATION IN LEUKEMIA AND LYMPHOMA: 2012 UPDATE. Guest Editors: G. Meloni and G. Visani More...

5(1) (2013): ORIGINAL ARTICLES, REVIEWS:

Review Topics:

  • ACUTE MYELOID LEUKEMIA IN THE ELDERLY. Guest Editors: S. Amadori and A. Venditti. More...
  • VON WILLEBRAND FACTOR UPDATE. Guest Editors: A. Federici and F. Rodeghiero. More..
  • TUBERCULOSIS UPDATE. Guest Editors: R. Cauda and A. Mattelli. More...
6(1) (2014): ORIGINAL ARTICLES, REVIEWS:

Review Topics:

  • CHRONIC MYELOID LEUKEMIAS: AN UPDATE. Guest Editors: M. Baccarani and F. Pane. More...
  • HODGKIN DISEASE : AN UPDATE. Guest Editor: Andrea Gallamini More... 

Announcements

 

UPDATE ON HODGKIN LYMPHOMA

 
UPDATE ON HODGKIN LYMPHOMA (Guest Editor Andrea Gallamini)  
Posted: 2014-08-27 More...
 

REVIEW ARTICLES 2014: CHRONIC MYELOID LEULEMIAS; ACUTE LYMPHOID LEUKEMIAS; HODGKIN'S LYMPHOMAS

 

REVIEW ARTCLES 2014 :

CHRONIC MYELOID LEUKEMIA. GUEST EDITORS: MICHELE BACCARANI and FABRIZIO PANE

ACUTE LYMPHOIDE LEUKEMIA IN ADULTS. GUEST EDITORS: RENATO BASSAN and ALESSANDRO RAMBALDI

HODGKIN'S LYMPHOMAS: GUEST EDITOR: ANDREA GALLAMINI

 
Posted: 2013-12-13
 

Chronic Myeloid Leukemia: An Update. Guest Editors : M. Baccarani and F. Pane

 
Chronic Myeloid Leukemia: An Update. Guest Editors: Michele Baccarani and Fabrizio Pane. Review articles about CML will be published throughout 2014  
Posted: 2013-08-28 More...
 

Update on Tuberculosis. Guest Editors R. Cauda and A. Matteelli

 

UPDATE ON TUBERCULOSIS Guest Editors: Roberto Cauda and Alberto Matteelli

 
Posted: 2013-07-19 More...
 

Acute Myeloid Leukemia in Older Patients: An Update. Guest Editors : S. Amadori and A. Venditti

 

 

Acute Myeloid Leukemia in Older Patients : An Update .

Guest Editors: Sergio Amadori and Adriano Venditti

 
Posted: 2012-12-13 More...
 

New Topic 2013 : Von Willebrand Factor Defects: Guest Editors: Augusto Federici and Francesco Rodeghiero

 

 

VON WILLEBRAND FACTOR DEFECTS . GUEST EDITORS: Augusto Federici and Francesco Rodeghiero

 
Posted: 2012-12-13 More...
 

AUTOLOGOUS HEMOPOIETIC STEM CELL TRANSPLANTATION IN LEUKEMIA AND LYMPHOMA: 2012 Update. Guest Editors: Giovanna Meloni and Giuseppe Visani

 

 

 

 

 

 
Posted: 2012-10-05 More...
 

C.L.L.:Update on Immunological Dysfunctions and Infections .

 

 

GUEST EDITORS: Dimiter Efremov and Luca Laurenti

 
Posted: 2012-08-10 More...
 

MALARIA IN THE WORLD: 2012 Update -GUEST EDITORS: Francesco Castelli and Eligio Pizzigallo

 

MALARIA IN THE WORLD: 2012 Update

GUEST EDITORS: Francesco Castelli and Eligio Pizzigallo

 
Posted: 2012-07-14 More...
 

THERAPY-RELATED MYELOID NEOPLASMS : Guest Editor Richard Larson

 
Guest Editor: R. Larson
 
Posted: 2012-06-21 More...
 
More Announcements...

Vol 6 (2014): Reviews on CML, ALL, HD, Original Articles, Case Reports

Topics of Reviews: Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (Guest Editors, M. Baccarani and F. Pane) ; Hodgkin Disease (Guest Editor  Andrea Gallamini) Acute Lymphoid Leukemia in Adults (Guest Editors,  R. Bassan and Alessandro Rambaldi)

Table of Contents

Editorials and Comments

A CRITICAL HISTORY OF CHRONIC MYELOID LEUKEMIA PDF HTML
Michele Baccarani, Fabrizio Pane e2014010
CHRONIC MYELOGENOUS LEUKEMIA (CML) IN THE ELDERLY PDF HTML
Lodovico Balducci e2014037
THE PRICE OF MERCY: COMMENT TO THE PAPER "PREVENTION OF Β THALASSEMIA IN NORTHERN ISRAEL - A COST-BENEFIT ANALYSIS” BY KOREN ET AL PDF HTML
Piero C Giordano, Eliezer Rachmilewitz e2014022
COMMENT TO THE ARTICLE PREVENTION OF Β THALASSEMIA IN NORTHERN ISRAEL - A COST-BENEFIT ANALYSIS. BY KOREN ET AL. PDF HTML
Antonio Amato e2014021

Review Articles

IMATINIB – AN OVERVIEW PDF HTML
Tomasz Sacha e2014007
MONITORING THE RESPONSE TO TYROSINE KINASE INHIBITOR (TKI) TREATMENT IN CHRONIC MYELOID LEUKEMIA (CML) PDF HTML
Ibrahim C. Haznedaroglu e2014009
TYROSINE KINASE INHIBITORS AND INTERFERON PDF HTML
Maria Dimou, Panagiotis Panagiotidis e2014006
SECOND-GENERATION TYROSINE KINASE INHIBITORS (TKI) AS SALVAGE THERAPY FOR RESISTANT OR INTOLERANT PATIENTS TO PRIOR TKIs PDF HTML
Massimo Breccia, Giuliana Alimena e2014003
TREATMENT RECOMMENDATIONS FOR CHRONIC MYELOID LEUKEMIA PDF HTML
Michele Baccarani, Fausto Castagnetti, Gabriele Gugliotta, Francesca Palandri, Gianantonio Rosti e2014005
TYROSINE KINASE INHIBITORS AND PREGNANCY PDF HTML
Elisabetta Abruzzese, Malgorzata Monika Trawinska, Paolo De Fabritiis, Alessio Pio Perrotti e2014028
TUBERCULOSIS IN PATIENTS WITH HAEMATOLOGICAL MALIGNANCIES PDF HTML
Luis Anibarro, Alberto Pena e2014026
IMMUNOLOGY OF TUBERCULOSIS PDF HTML
Federica Bozzano, Francesco Marras, Andrea De Maria e2014027
TUBERCULOSIS: MEDICO-LEGAL ASPECTS PDF HTML
Giuseppe Vetrugno, Fabio De Giorgio, Francesco D'Alessandro e2014033
TUBERCULOSIS IN TROPICAL AREAS AND IMMIGRANTS PDF HTML
Lorenzo Zammarchi, Filippo Bartalesi, Alessandro Bartoloni e2014043
ANTIFUNGAL SUSCEPTIBILITY TESTING: CURRENT ROLE FROM THE CLINICAL LABORATORY PERSPECTIVE PDF HTML
Brunella Posteraro, Riccardo Torelli, Elena De Carolis, Patrizia Posteraro, Maurizio Sanguinetti e2014030
ACUTE PROMYELOCYTIC LEUKEMIA (APL): COMPARISON BETWEEN CHILDREN AND ADULTS PDF HTML
Anna Maria Testi, Francesco Lococo e2014032
PATHOBIOLOGY OF HODGKIN LYMPHOMA PDF HTML
Claudio Agostinelli, Stefano Pileri e2014040
IMMUNOLOGICAL DEREGULATION IN HODGKIN’S DISEASE PDF HTML
Francesco Di Raimondo, Giorgio La Nasa e2014039
EPIDEMIOLOGICAL OVERVIEW OF HODGKIN LYMPHOMA ACROSS THE MEDITERRANEAN BASIN PDF HTML
Massimiliano Salati, Marina Cesaretti, Matteo Macchia, Mufid El Mistiri, Massimo Federico e2014048
PROGNOSTIC FACTORS IN HODGKIN LYMPHOMA PDF HTML
Annarosa Cuccaro, Francesca Bartolomei, Elisa Cupelli, Stefan Hohaus e2014053
THE EVOLVING ROLE OF RADIOTHERAPY IN EARLY STAGE HODGKIN’S LYMPHOMA PDF HTML
Umberto Ricardi, Andrea Riccardo Filippi, Cristina Piva, Pierfrancesco Franco e2014035
HODGKIN LYMPHOMA IN OLDER PATIENTS: AN ORPHAN DISEASE? PDF HTML
Antoine Thyss, Esma Saada, Lauris Gastaud, Frédéric Peyrade, Daniel Ré e2014050
TREATMENT OF ADOLESCENT AND YOUNG ADULTS WITH ACUTE LYMPHOBLASTIC LEUKEMIA PDF HTML
Josep-Maria Ribera, Jordi Ribera, Eulàlia Genescà e2014052
Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation for Older Patients with MDS PDF
Mazyar Shadman, Joachim Deeg e2014056
PROGNOSTIC SIGNIFICANCE AND TREATMENT IMPLICATIONS OF MINIMAL RESIDUAL DISEASE STUDIES IN PHILADELPHIA-NEGATIVE ADULT ACUTE LYMPHOBLASTIC LEUKEMIA PDF HTML
Orietta Spinelli, Manuela Tosi, Barbara Peruta, Marie Lorena Guinea Montalvo, Elena Maino, Anna Maria Scattolin, Margherita Parolini, Piera Viero, Alessandro Rambaldi, Renato Bassan e2014062

Original Articles

COMPARATIVE EVALUATION OF BONE MARROW ASPIRATE WITH TREPHINE BIOPSY IN HEMATOLOGICAL DISORDERS AND DETERMINATION OF OPTIMUM TREPHINE LENGTH IN LYMPHOMA INFILTRATION PDF HTML
Surbhi Goyal, Usha Rani Singh, Usha Rusia e2014002
DISTRIBUTION OF DIFFERENT PML/RARΑ BCR ISOFORMS IN INDIAN ACUTE PROMYELOCYTIC LEUKAEMIA (APL) PATIENTS AND CLINICOHEMATOLOGICAL CORRELATION PDF HTML
Tathagata Chatterjee, Srishti Gupta, Ajay Sharma, Sanjeevan Sharma, Prosenjit Ganguli e2014004
Association of Mycobacterium tuberculosis lineages with IFN-γ and TNF-α gene polymorphisms among pulmonary tuberculosis patient PDF HTML
Mohammad Varahram, Parissa Farnia, Mohammad Javad Nasiri, Mona Afraei Karahrudi, Mehdi Kazampour, Ali Akbar Velayati e2014015
AZACITIDINE IN CHRONIC MYELOMONOCYTIC LEUKEMIA: AN EFFECTIVE AND MANAGEABLE APPROACH. PDF HTML
Pasquale Niscola e2014020
PROCALCITONIN AS A BIOMARKER OF BACTERIAL INFECTION IN SICKLE CELL VASO-OCCLUSIVE CRISIS. PDF HTML
Dilip Kumar Patel, Manoj Kumar Mohapatra, Ancil George Thomas, Siris Patel, Prasanta Purohit e2014018
A NEGLECTED ZOONOSIS IN ALBANIA: WHY ECHINOCOCCOSIS IS BECOMING A SURGEON’S EXCLUSIVITY? PDF HTML
Arben Pilaca, Gentian Vyshka, Arben Pepa, Kastriot Shytaj, Valentin Shtjefni, Arben Boçari, Arben Beqiri, Dhimitër Kraja e2014013
PREVENTION OF Β THALASSEMIA IN NORTHERN ISRAEL - A COST-BENEFIT ANALYSIS. PDF HTML
Ariel Koren, Lora Profeta, Luci Zalman, Haya Palmor, Carina Levin, Ronit Bril Zamir, Stavit Shalev, Orna Blondheim e2014012
EARLY AND LATE COMPLICATIONS RELATED TO CENTRAL VENOUS CATHETERS IN HAEMATOLOGICAL MALIGNANCIES: A RETROSPECTIVE ANALYSIS OF 1102 PATIENTS PDF HTML
Salvatore Giacomo Morano, Lorenzo Coppola, Roberto Latagliata, Paola Berneschi, Antonio Chistolini, Alessandra Micozzi, Corrado Girmenia, Massimo Breccia, Gregorio Brunetti, Angela Matturro, Giovanni Rosa, Pietro Guerrisi, Franco Mandelli, Roberto Foà, Giuliana Alimena e2014011
FEASIBILITY OF COLLECTING UMBILICAL CORD BLOOD IN JORDAN AND THE EFFECT OF MATERNAL AND NEONATAL FACTORS ON HEMATOPOIETIC STEM CELL CONTENT PDF HTML
Ayad Ahmed Hussein, Randa M. Bawadi, Lubna H. Tahtamouni, Haydar Frangoul, Ali Z. ElKarmi e2014019
LONGITUDINAL STUDY ON LIVER FUNCTIONS IN PATIENTS WITH THALASSEMIA MAJOR BEFORE AND AFTER DEFERASIROX (DFX) THERAPY PDF HTML
Ashraf Tawfik Soliman, Mohamed Yassin, Fawzia AlYafei, Lolwa Al-Naimi, Noora Almarri, Aml Sabt, Vincenzo De Sanctis e2014025
PROGNOSTIC VALUE OF PROTEASE ACTIVATED RECEPTOR-1 IN EGYPTIAN CHILDREN WITH ACUTE LYMPHOBLASTIC LEUKEMIA PDF HTML
adel abd elhaleim hagag e2014029
AUTOMATED HEMATOLOGY ANALYZERS IN DIAGNOSIS OF PLASMODIUM VIVAX MALARIA: AN ADJUNCT TO CONVENTIONAL MICROSCOPY. PDF HTML
Hasaf Mubeen Kolakkadan, Devadoss Clement Wilfred, Aarathi Rangan Rau, Gitanjali Monnappa, Prasanna Shetty, Sunitha VP e2014034
FLT3 INTERNAL TANDEM DUPLICATION AND D835 MUTATIONS IN PATIENTS WITH ACUTE LYMPHOBLASTIC LEUKEMIA AND ITS CLINICAL SIGNIFICANCE PDF HTML
Ghaleb Elyamany, Mohamed Awad, Omar Alsuhaibani, Kamal Fadalla, Omer Al Sharif, Mohammad Al Shahrani, Fahad Alabbas, Abdulaziz Al-Abulaaly e2014038
IRON CHELATION THERAPY WITH DEFERASIROX IN THE MANAGEMENT OF IRON OVERLOAD IN PRIMARY MYELOFIBROSIS PDF HTML
Elena Maria Elli, Angelo Belotti, Andrea Aroldi, Matteo Parma, Pietro Pioltelli, Enrico Maria Pogliani e2014042
COMPARISON OF ANTIMICROBIAL SENSITIVITY TO OLDER AND NEWER QUINOLONES VERSUS PIPERACILLIN-TAZOBACTAM, CEFEPIME AND MEROPENEM IN FEBRILE PATIENTS WITH CANCER IN TWO REFERRAL PEDIATRIC CENTERS IN TEHRAN, IRAN PDF HTML
Ali Nateghian, Joan Robinson, P. Vosough, M. Navidinia, M. Malekanl, A. Mehrvar, B. Sobuti, Pooria Bahadoran, Z. Gholinejad e2014045
CLINICAL SIGNIFICANCE OF ASSESSMENT OF THROMBOSPONDIN AND PLACENTA GROWTH FACTOR LEVELS IN PATIENTS WITH SICKLE CELL ANEMIA: TWO CENTERS EGYPTIAN STUDIES PDF HTML
adel abd elhaleim hagag, Ghada Elmashad, Aml Ezzat Abd El-Lateef e2014044
AUTOLOGOUS HEMATOPOIETIC STEM CELL TRANSPLANTATION FOR HIGH-RISK ACUTE LYMPHOBLASTIC LEUKEMIA: NON-RANDOMIZED STUDY WITH A MAXIMUM FOLLOW-UP OF MORE THAN 22 YEARS PDF HTML
Grzegorz Helbig, Malgorzata Krawczyk-Kulis, Malgorzata Kopera, Krystyna Jagoda, Patrycja Rzepka, Aleksandra Majewska-Tessar, Marta Hejla, Slawomira Kyrcz-Krzemien e2014047
COST OF HEMATOPOIETIC STEM CELL TRANSPLANTATION IN INDIA PDF HTML
Sanjeev Kumar Sharma, Dharma Choudhary, Nitin Gupta, Mayank Dhamija, Vipin Khandelwal, Gaurav Kharya, Anil Handoo, Rasika Setia, Arpita Arora e2014046
SHORT TERM ADVANTAGES OF A PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIP FOR TUBERCULOSIS IN GUINEA BISSAU: REDUCTION OF MORTALITY AND INCREASED DIAGNOSTIC CAPACITY PDF HTML
Fina Vieira, Mamadu Saliu Sanha, Fabio Riccardi, Raffaella Colombatti e2014049
REDUCTION OF INTRAMEDULLARY APOPTOSIS AFTER STEM CELL TRANSPLANTATION IN BLACK AFRICAN VARIANT OF PEDIATRIC SICKLE CELL ANEMIA. PDF HTML
Antonella Isgrò, Pietro Sodani, Marco Marziali, Javid Gaziev, Daniela Fraboni, Katia Paciaroni, Cristiano Gallucci, Gioia De Angelis, Cecilia Alfieri, Michela Ribersani, Daniele Armiento, Andrea Roveda, Marco Andreani, Manuela Testi, Guido Lucarelli e2014054
Is Hemoglobin E Gene Widely Spread in the State of Madhya Pradesh in Central India? Evidence from Five Typical Families PDF
R S Balgir e2014060
The Role of Corticosteroids in Adult Respiratory Distress Syndrome caused by Viridans Group Streptococci Bacteremia in Neutropenic Patients PDF
Abraham Tareq Yacoub, Lysenia Mojica, Lily Jones, Andrea Knab, Sally Alrabaa, John Norman Greene e2014055
EARLY PREDICTORS OF RENAL DYSFUNCTION IN β-THALASSEMIA MAJOR AND INTERMEDIA PATIENTS PDF
Azza A.G. Tantawy, Nagham El Bablawy, Amira A. M Adly, Fatma S E Ebeid e2014057
Differences Between Pediatric Pulmonary and Extra-pulmonary Tuberculosis: A Warning Sign For The Future PDF
ilker devrim, Hüseyin aktürk, nuri bayram, hurşit apa, Şener tulumoğlu, fatma devrim, tulin erdem, gamze gulfidan, yüce ayhan, demet can, Hüdaver Alper e2014058
PREDICTORS OF MORTALITY IN MECHANICALLY VENTILATED CRITICAL PERTUSSIS IN A LOW INCOME COUNTRY: NEW RESURGENCE IN 2013. PDF
aida borgi e2014059
A prospective, observational study of adverse reactions to drug regime for multi-drug resistant pulmonary tuberculosis in central India. PDF
Dr. Rohan C. Hire, Dr. A. S. Kale, Dr. G. N. Dakhale, Dr. Nilesh N. Gaikwad e2014061

Case Reports

Kikuchi-Fujimoto Disease in the United States: Three Case Reports and Review of the Literature PDF HTML
Darcie M Deaver, Mojdeh Naghashpour, Lubomir Sokol e2014001
Status Epilepticus Due to Severe HHV-6 Encephalitis in an Allogeneic Stem Cell Transplant Recipient PDF HTML
Poorvi Chordia, Pranatharthi H Chandrasekar e2014008
Lymphomatoid Granulomatosis of Central Nervous System and Lung Driven by Epstein Barr Virus Proliferation: Successful Treatment with Rituximab PDF HTML
Ruben Fernandez, Esther Gonzalez, Almudena Fernandez, Ana Pilar Gonzalez, Juan Manuel Sancho, Francisco Dominguez, Carmen Fernandez e2014017
Sorafenib induced Hand Foot Skin Rash in FLT3 ITD mutated Acute Myeloid leukemia- A case report and review of literature PDF HTML
Jayastu Senapati, Anup J Devasia, Abhijeet Ganapule, Leni George, Auro Viswabandya e2014016
Tacrolimus Associated Posterior Reversible Encephalopathy Syndrome – A Case Series and Review PDF HTML
Susmitha Apuri, Kristin Carlin, Edward Bass, Phuong Thuy Nguyen, John Norman Greene e2014014
Bordetella Bronchiseptica in the Immunosuppressed Population – A Case Series and Review. PDF HTML
Abraham Tareq Yacoub, Mitsuya Katayama, JoAnn Tran, Ronit Zadikany, Manasa Kandula, John Norman Greene e2014031
Acute Cytomegalovirus infection as a cause of venous thromboembolism PDF HTML
Raffaella Lissandrin, Francesco Mojoli, Fausto Baldanti, Enrico Brunetti, Michela Pascarella, Maria Teresa Giordani, Francesca Rinaldi e2014041
A case of iron deficiency anemia with co-existing Hb Fontainebleau. PDF HTML
Abhishek HL Purohit, Mukul Aggarwal, Roshan B Colah, Anita H Nadkarni, Hara P Pati e2014051

Letters to Editor

Simultaneous dual pathology in lymph node PDF HTML
Prakas Kumar Mandal, Supriyo Sarkar, Malay Kumar Ghosh, Maitreyee Bhattacharyya e2014036

Errata Corrige

This corrects the article " Kikuchi-Fujimoto Disease in the Unites States: Three Case Reports and Review of the Literature" in volume 6, e2014001, link: http://www.mjhid.org/article/view/11988 PDF HTML
Darcie Deaver e2014023
Recurrent/Persistent Pneumonia among Children in Upper Egypt PDF HTML
Khaled Saad e2014024