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Risk Classification of Tefferi and Barbui for a Patient with Polycythemia Vera

Purpose:

To determine the risk category for a patient with polycythemia vera using the classification scheme of Tefferi and Barbui.

Specialty:

Hematology Oncology

Objective:

severity, prognosis, stage

ICD-10:

D45

Description:

Tefferi and Barbui identified risk factors for patients with polycythemia vera. This can help stratify patients into risk groups that can be used to plan therapy. The authors are from the Mayo Clinic in Rochester and the Ospedale Riuniti in Bergamo, Italy.

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