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  1. UCB Transplant for Hematological Diseases Using a Non Myeloablative Prep

    ... according to current University of Minnesota umbilical cord blood graft selection algorithm. ... Severe Cytopenias: ANC < 0.8, PRBC or platelets requiring transfusion; Higher risk cytogenetics based on IPSS or R-IPSS definitions; ...

    Clinical Trial last updated 04/29/2016 - 10:06am.

  2. RIC Transplant Using Haplo Donors

    ... greater; neutropenia or cytopenia requiring transfusion not responding to therapy; peripheral or BM blast count of <10%; ... Day 4. Other Name: Cytoxan Procedure: peripheral blood stem cell transplant Other Name: HSCT ...

    Clinical Trial last updated 04/29/2016 - 10:52am.

  3. Allo HSCT Using RIC for Hematological Diseases

    ... < 0.8, Anemia or thrombocytopenia requiring transfusion; Poor or very poor risk cytogenetics based on IPSS or R-IPSS ... to a fetus. Females of childbearing potential must have a blood test or urine study within 14 days prior to registration to rule out ...

    Clinical Trial last updated 05/02/2016 - 9:29am.

  4. "You Can't Beat Me!"

    ... system. Taking ten different medications at one time and transfusion dependent, Derek missed a year of school. “I navigated ... people were added to the registry. By 2012, Derek’s blood counts returned to normal and he received his first Matthew ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 04/25/2016 - 10:47am.

  5. What are the treatments for MDS?

    ... is designed to increase the number of healthy cells in your blood (blood count). When your blood counts go up you are less likely to need blood from a donor (transfusion), your quality of life becomes better and your symptoms are not as ...

    FAQ last updated 03/15/2016 - 11:31pm.

  6. Transplantation Basics

    ... are gathered from either bone marrow , umbilical cord blood, and peripheral blood of a suitable donor and are placed in an MDS ... blood. Is there a difference between the terms ‘blood transfusion’ and ‘blood transplantation’? The term transfusion refers ...

    Interview last updated 04/05/2013 - 2:33pm.

  7. MDS Diagnostic Spectrum

    ... scoring system for myelodysplastic syndromes . Blood. 2012:120(12):2454 WPSS Malcovati L et al. Time-dependent ... information from karyotype, platelet count and transfusion status. JCO 2011;29(4): 392. ...

    Topic section last updated 03/11/2016 - 12:23am.

  8. Nursing Education Modules on MDS Disease Management and Patient Education

    ... – individualized therapy, minimal toxicity, improvement of blood counts, transfusion independence , delay of leukemic transformation, improved ...

    Page last updated 04/27/2015 - 2:44pm.

  9. Research Retrospective for AA&MDSIF 30th Anniversary - Dr. Neal Young

    ... treating infections, especially fungal infections, excellent blood bank support means that platelets are readily available to most patients, changes in red blood cell transfusion methods have decreased the problem of alloimmunization, and ...

    Interview last updated 05/08/2013 - 2:51pm.

  10. Clinical Trials Report for January 2016

    ... failure characterized by a requirement for red blood cell and platelet transfusions. Three different preparative ... is to evaluate the efficacy and safety of imetelstat in transfusion dependent participants with low or intermediate-1 risk ...

    Page last updated 01/07/2016 - 10:57am.