Long-term outcome of patients with POEMS syndrome: An update of the Mayo Clinic experience

Taxiarchis Kourelis, Francis K. Buadi, Shaji K Kumar, Morie Gertz, Martha Lacy, David M Dingli, Ronald S. Go, Prashant Kapoor, John A. Lust, Suzanne R. Hayman, Yi Hwa, S Vincent Rajkumar, Steven R. Zeldenrust, Stephen J Russell, Yi Lin, Nelson Leung, Robert A. Kyle, Wilson Gonsalves, Angela Dispenzieri

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Abstract

Over the past decade, a number of changes have occurred in the diagnostic evaluation, management, and long-term follow-up of patients with POEMS syndrome at our institution. This study included 291 patients with POEMS syndrome diagnosed at the Mayo Clinic between 1974 and 2014. Patients diagnosed after 2003 had more features of the syndrome identified at diagnosis and were more likely to receive an autologous transplant (49% versus 8%, P

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalAmerican Journal of Hematology
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StateAccepted/In press - 2016

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Hematology

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