[Azacitidine (Vidaza) for the treatment of myelodysplastic syndromes]

Comite d'Avaluacio de Medicaments d'Utilitzacio Hospitalaria (CAMUH)
Record ID 32010000701
Catalan, English
Authors' objectives:

To assess the efficacy, safety and efficiency of azacitidine compared to any other treatment alternatives, including placebo, for the treatment of patients with any of the indications approved by the European Medicines Agency.

Authors' recommendations: Azacitidine improves overall survival in adult patients with MDS (grade of recommendation: B). It is the first drug commercialised in Europe with the capacity to alter the natural course of the disease.
Project Status: Completed
Year Published: 2010
English language abstract: An English language summary is available
Publication Type: Not Assigned
Country: Spain
MeSH Terms
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
Organisation Name: Agencia de Qualitat i Avaluacio Sanitries de Catalunya
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Contact Name: direccio@aatrm.catsalut.net / aparada@aatrm.catsalut.net
Contact Email: direccio@aatrm.catsalut.net / aparada@aatrm.catsalut.net
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