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ALLMedicine™ Secondary Polycythemia Center

Research & Reviews  51 results

Secondary Polycythemia Workup
http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/205039-workup

Jun 7th, 2022 - Laboratory Studies Testing for the JAK2 V617F mutation and an erythropoietin (EPO) level helps differentiate secondary polycythemia from polycythemia vera. [22, 23] Positive JAK2 V617F mutation status with a low EPO level confirms the diagnosis of...

Secondary Polycythemia
https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/205039-overview

Jun 7th, 2022 - Practice Essentials In secondary polycythemia, the number of red blood cells (RBCs) is increased as a result of an underlying condition. Secondary polycythemia would more accurately be called secondary erythrocytosis or erythrocythemia, as those t...

Secondary Polycythemia
https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/205039-print

Jun 7th, 2022 - Practice Essentials In secondary polycythemia, the number of red blood cells (RBCs) is increased as a result of an underlying condition. Secondary polycythemia would more accurately be called secondary erythrocytosis or erythrocythemia, as those t...

Secondary Polycythemia Workup
https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/205039-workup

Jun 7th, 2022 - Laboratory Studies Testing for the JAK2 V617F mutation and an erythropoietin (EPO) level helps differentiate secondary polycythemia from polycythemia vera. [22, 23] Positive JAK2 V617F mutation status with a low EPO level confirms the diagnosis of...

Secondary Polycythemia Treatment & Management
https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/205039-treatment

Jun 7th, 2022 - Medical Care Correction of the underlying cause of secondary polycythemia is the most important element of managment. This may include cessation of exogenous erythropoietin, repair of shunts or removal of tumors that are secreting erythropoietin. ...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  1 results

CO-Rebreathing in Comparison to Isotopic Red Cell Volume Determination in the Diagnosis of Primitive and Secondary Polycythemia
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03008642

Feb 4th, 2019 - The definition of a true polycythemia is stricto sensu an increased red cell mass (RCM) above 125% of the expected value depending on the size and the weight of the patient. However, this measurement requires an isotopic labeling of red cells and ...

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News  3 results

Expert Discusses Latest Developments in MPNs
https://www.onclive.com/view/expert-discusses-latest-developments-in-mpns

Nov 13th, 2020 - Rami S. Komrokji, MD Diagnostic and treatment advances have advanced the field of myeloproliferative neoplasms (MPNs) over the past several years, says Rami Komrokji, MD, who discussed MPNs at the 2017 OncLive® State of the Science Summit™. Komr...

Bone Marrow and Peripheral Blood Findings in Patients Infected by SARS-CoV-2
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/950420

Abstract and Introduction Abstract Objectives: Coronavirus disease 19 (COVID-19), caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), is associated with diverse clinical, including hematologic, abnormalities. We describe periph...

Polycythemia and Increased Erythropoietin in a Patient With Chronic Kidney Disease
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/555373_5

Conclusion In rare cases, hydronephrotic kidney disease can be the cause of erythropoietin-associated secondary polycythemia, even in nonfunctioning kidneys. CLICK HERE for subscription information about this journal.

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