Renata Cravo

State Institute of Hematology, Arthur de Siqueira Cavalcanti, HEMORIO, Rio de Janeiro, (ORCID 0000-0003-2754-9936), Brazil

  • Research Article   
    Risk Stratification of Patients with Myelofibrosis in the HEMORIO: A Retrospective Study
    Author(s): Ana Maria Mach Queiroz*, Luiz Amorim Filho and Renata Cravo

    Background: Myelofibrosis patients may be classified into risk categories that were developed using a prognostic scoring system which includes several factors. The objective of this article is to obtain knowledge about the riskclassification distribution of myelofibrosis in a high complexity unit in the period of 2019. Methods: This is an observational, descriptive and retrospective study with a quantitative approach in which 17 medical records of patients diagnosed with primary myelofibrosis were assessed. Results: The average age at diagnosis was around the sixth and seventh decades of life. An improvement in the risk classification of the studied patients is observed, demonstrating a more effective treatment. In the evaluation of presence of constitutional symptoms the results have shown that four patients had weigh.. View more»

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