Polycythemia Vera: A Comprehensive Review and Clinical Recommendations

Tefferi, Ayalew
February 2003
Mayo Clinic Proceedings;Feb2003, Vol. 78 Issue 2, p174
Academic Journal
Presents a review of polycythemia vera (PV) and provides clinical recommendations. Use of phlebotomy as standard treatment of PV; Contraindications; Utility of selective serotonin receptor antagonists for treating PV-associated pruritus; Proposal of a modern algorithm to formulate a working diagnosis for PV; Recommendations for patient management.


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