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What does PCV stand for?

PCV stands for Polycythemia Vera (blood disorder)


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This report looks at the treatment of Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria (PNH), Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP), Myelodysplastic Syndrome (MDS), Myelofibrosis (MF) and Polycythemia Vera (PV), acquired orphan blood diseases which result in a sufferer's body not producing blood correctly.
Measuring HCT for polycythemia vera Q What is recommended for measuring hematocrit (HCT) accurately for polycythemia vera patients?
The main area of focus for the JAK2 program has been the development of orally available JAK2 inhibitors to treat myeloproliferative disorders, which include myelofibrosis, polycythemia vera (PV) and essential thrombocythemia (ET).
Although the JAK2 mutation linked to ALL differs slightly from the defect in polycythemia vera patients, research into JAK2 inhibitors already under way for that disease could speed drug development for ALL patients with Down syndrome, Izraeli says.