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Vol 10, Supp. A (2019)
Case report
Published online: 2019-04-26
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The efficacy of treatment with ruxolitinib in a patient with secondary post polycythemia vera mielofibrosis with thrombosis in portal circulation

Ewa Bodzenta1, Sebastian Grosicki1
DOI: 10.5603/Hem.2019.0007
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  1. Oddział Hematologii Klinicznej i Profilaktyki Chorób Nowotworowych, Zespół Szpitali Miejskich w Chorzowie, ul. Strzelców Bytomskich 11, 41–500 Chorzów, Poland

open access

Vol 10, Supp. A (2019)
CASE REPORTS
Published online: 2019-04-26

Abstract

Management of mielofibrosis remain still as open task, especially in case of disease lasting many years and complicated by thrombosis in portal vein. The history of treatment started from 1996, and is a good example for adjusting various treatment methods for existing possibilities and patient needs. Therapy using ruxolitinib caused clinical improvement, decrease of portal hypertension symptoms with clinical stability and circulation improvement.

Abstract

Management of mielofibrosis remain still as open task, especially in case of disease lasting many years and complicated by thrombosis in portal vein. The history of treatment started from 1996, and is a good example for adjusting various treatment methods for existing possibilities and patient needs. Therapy using ruxolitinib caused clinical improvement, decrease of portal hypertension symptoms with clinical stability and circulation improvement.

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Keywords

secondary mielofibrosis, ruxolitinib, portal hypertension, thrombosis in portal circulation

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Title

The efficacy of treatment with ruxolitinib in a patient with secondary post polycythemia vera mielofibrosis with thrombosis in portal circulation

Journal

Hematology in Clinical Practice

Issue

Vol 10, Supp. A (2019)

Article type

Case report

Pages

23-25

Published online

2019-04-26

DOI

10.5603/Hem.2019.0007

Keywords

secondary mielofibrosis
ruxolitinib
portal hypertension
thrombosis in portal circulation

Authors

Ewa Bodzenta
Sebastian Grosicki

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