Successful treatment of acute promyelocytic leukemia in a patient under
hemodialysis with arsenic trioxide.
A man with chronic kidney disease (CKD) under hemodialysis was diagnosed
with acute promyelocytic leukemia (APL). He received arsenic trioxide as
a single agent and achieved complete molecular remission without severe
adverse events. Arsenic trioxide (ATO) can be used safely and
effectively for APL with CKD