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  1. Blood Transfusions: Everything You Need To Know

    ... Presentation Blood transfusions are a safe and common procedure that are used to treat blood ... 2016, Dr. Daria Babushok begins by walking you through the transfusion process and the different types of transfusions. She then explains ...

    LMS Item last updated 06/10/2016 - 1:24pm.

  2. Blood Transfusions: Everything You Need To Know

    ... Webinar Blood transfusions are a safe and common procedure that are used to treat blood ... Dr. Daria Babushok will begin by walking you through the transfusion process and the different types of transfusions. She will then ...

    LMS Item last updated 06/10/2016 - 1:24pm.

  3. Heather Putney’s Trials (and Travels) with Aplastic Anemia

    ... to the gynecologist and a painless bruise led to a complete blood count draw, which showed markedly low platelets and hematocrit . ... anemia in the spring of 2012. Within two months, I was transfusion dependent for both red blood cells and platelets. In June, I was ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 08/15/2016 - 8:42am.

  4. David Manley - Mother Tells How Son’s Aplastic Anemia Impacted Entire Family

    ... was dangerously close to spontaneous hemorrhaging. A blood transfusion provided some temporary respite while the family decided what ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 05/02/2016 - 8:50am.

  5. Effectiveness of lenalidomide in patients over 75 vs. patients under 75 with RBC transfusion-dependent low/int-1-risk MDS and del5q

    ... with deletion 5q abnormalities who are dependent on red blood cell (RBC) transfusions.  This approval was based on the results of ... treatment affords many patients a sustained RBC transfusion independence and a significant cytogenetic response. ...

    Research Review last updated 05/02/2016 - 9:32am.

  6. HSCT for Patients With Fanconi Anemia Using Risk-Adjusted Chemotherapy (RAFA)

    ... Platelet count <20 x 109/L or platelet transfusion dependence* ANC <1000 x 109/L Hgb <8 gm/dl or red cell ... filgrastim neupogen Biological: Peripheral blood stem cell The source of stem cells for all patients will be ...

    Clinical Trial last updated 05/09/2016 - 3:19pm.

  7. PNH: Treatments

    ... Here are some treatments for hemolysis and anemia. Blood Transfusions In a blood transfusion , whole blood or parts of blood from a donor are put right into ...

    Page last updated 01/20/2015 - 4:48pm.

  8. Incidence and Burden of the Myelodysplastic Syndromes

    ... patients not receiving therapies to potentially reduce transfusion needs and lack of treatment options for patients who fail standard ... where cells are not maturing properly resulting in low blood counts, increasing the risk of infection, bleeding, and fatigue.  It is ...

    Research Review last updated 05/02/2016 - 9:11am.

  9. More is better: Combination therapies for myelodysplastic syndromes

    ... characterized by ineffective maturation of cells, low blood counts, and risk of transformation to acute myeloid leukemia (AML).  ... MDS patients in an effort to reduce red blood cell transfusion dependence. -The current FDA approved agents have been ...

    Research Review last updated 05/02/2016 - 9:14am.

  10. Myelodysplastic syndromes: What do hospitalists need to know?

    ... Myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS) represent a blood disorder characterized by ineffective production of cells leading to low ... are candidates for supportive therapy, which includes transfusion support, use of growth factors, and antibiotics as needed.   ...

    Research Review last updated 05/02/2016 - 9:21am.