6. Myelodysplastic Syndromes

  1. Sverre Heim1 and
  2. Felix Mitelman2

Published Online: 4 OCT 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781118010136.ch6

Cancer Cytogenetics, THIRD EDITION

Cancer Cytogenetics, THIRD EDITION

How to Cite

Heim, S. and Mitelman, F. (eds) (2010) Myelodysplastic Syndromes, in Cancer Cytogenetics, THIRD EDITION, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118010136.ch6

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Department of Medical Genetics Oslo University Hospital, Norway

  2. 2

    Department of Clinical Genetics Lund University Hospital, Sweden

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 4 OCT 2010
  2. Published Print: 15 MAR 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470181799

Online ISBN: 9781118010136

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Keywords:

  • myelodysplastic syndromes;
  • bone marrow;
  • chronic myelomonocytic leukemia;
  • cytogenetic evaluation;
  • acute myeloid leukemia

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Diagnosis

  • Clinical Correlations

  • Cytogenetic Analysis

  • Cytogenetic Findings in MDS

  • Evolution of the Karyotype

  • The Myelodysplastic/Myeloproliferative Diseases (MDS/MPD)

  • The Genetics of the Myelodysplastic Syndromes

  • Alterations in Gene Function

  • Genetic Pathways Leading to MDS

  • Emerging Technologies

  • Summary