Journal article

Myelodysplastic syndrome incidence, transfusion dependence, health care use, and complications: an Australian population-based study 1998 to 2008

Zoe K McQuilten, Mark N Polizzotto, Erica M Wood, Vijaya Sundararajan



Awarded by Australian National Health and Medical Research Council

Funding Acknowledgements

We thank Karen Botting and Debra Birznieks from the Blood Matters Project at the Victorian Department of Health for assistance with accessing the data and other resources and Damien Jolley for advice regarding the statistical methods and review of the manuscript. ZM is the recipient of an Australian National Health and Medical Research Council Postgraduate Scholarship (APP1017942). Australian Governments fully fund the Australian Red Cross Blood Service for the provision of blood products and services to the Australian community. ZM and VS planned the study, analyzed the data, and drafted the manuscript; MP and EW planned the study and drafted the manuscript. All authors approved the final manuscript.