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Prognostic Score of Malcovati et al for the Myelodysplastic Syndrome Using the WHO Classification (WHO Classification-Based Prognostic Scoring System, WPSS)

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient with myelodysplasia using the prognostic score of Malcovati et al (WPSS).

Specialty:

Hematology, Hematology

Objective:

severity, prognosis, stage

ICD-10:

D46

Description:

Malcovati et al developed a prognostic score for patients with myelodysplasia. This can help identify a patient who may benefit from more aggressive management. The authors are from the University of Pavia, Fondazione Instituto di Ricovero e Cura a Carattere Scientifico Policlinico San Matteo, Heinrich-Heine Univerisity, and St. Johannes Hospital (Duisburg, Germany).

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