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  1. Supportive care in severe and very severe aplastic anemia

    ... early treatment of fungal, bacterial and viral infections, transfusion strategy and iron chelation and assess the evidence basis. In fact, ... infections and of secondary events like alloimmunization to blood products and iron overload have a significant impact on the ...

    Research Article last updated 01/02/2013 - 2:32pm.

  2. Therapeutic modalities for patients with lower-risk myelodysplastic syndromes: current options and future directions.

    ... goals of treatment include improvement of peripheral blood cytopenias, reduction of transfusions, improvement of the quality of ... , warrants treatment in an attempt to eliminate transfusion dependence. This article reviews current treatment strategies for ...

    Research Article last updated 10/11/2011 - 5:58pm.

  3. Iron chelation therapy in myelodysplastic syndromes.

    ... including efficacy, safety, and economic considerations for transfusion-dependent patients with MDS, is provided. SUMMARY: ... treatment. Supportive care measures such as red blood cell transfusions and erythroid colony stimulating factors are ...

    Research Article last updated 10/11/2011 - 5:58pm.

  4. Paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria in pediatric patients.

    ... Journal Title:  Pediatr Blood Cancer Primary Author:  ... complications related to thrombosis and 2 patients are transfusion independent with stable disease. CONCLUSION: This report ...

    Research Article last updated 12/12/2011 - 10:07am.

  5. What are the treatments for aplastic anemia?

    ... 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 01/04/2018 - 12:29pm.

  6. Blood Transfusions

    Page last updated 11/19/2014 - 2:46pm.

  7. First-in Human Clinical Transplant Trial for Severe Aplastic Anemia

    ... There was concurrent interest in using unrelated cord blood transplants and in using half-matched (haploidentical) donors for this ... cord blood stem cells, not the haplo cells. He is currently transfusion independent, has normal blood counts, and with the exception of ...

    Interview last updated 10/04/2017 - 1:36pm.

  8. Foundation Update - July 2016

    ... to play with my friends. I have to go the hospital to get transfusion blood. Everyone at the hospital says people are working hard to find medicines, ...

    Article last updated 10/09/2017 - 2:53pm.

  9. PNH - Treatment (OLD)

    ... Blood Transfusions A blood transfusion is a safe and common procedure. When you receive a transfusion, ...

    Topic section last updated 03/10/2016 - 11:09pm.

  10. Types of Blood Transfusions

    The parts of blood used in a transfusion depend on why the patient needs the transfusion. The two types ...

    Page last updated 10/31/2014 - 2:34pm.