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  1. Clone of Patients

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    Page last updated 03/14/2016 - 6:05pm.

  2. Blood Transfusions

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

  3. MEDALIST Trial

    ... (MDS) with ring sideroblasts (≥ 15%) who require Red blood cell (RBC) transfusions. Status:  ... as documented by the following criteria: average transfusion requirement of ≥ 2 units/8 weeks of packed red blood cells ...

    Clinical Trial last updated 02/22/2017 - 11:42am.

  4. 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.

  5. Iron Chelation

    ... Basics Red blood cells contain iron. Each time you get a red blood cell transfusion you are putting more iron in your body. Your body has no good ...

    Topic section last updated 06/23/2016 - 3:56pm.

  6. My MDS Diagnosis and Progression of Treatment

    ... care with the assistance of the local oncologist.  I had 2 blood transfusions, in June and October. Currently, I am experiencing ... my hemoglobin dropped to 6.3 and I received a blood transfusion . Two weeks ago, the dosage of darbepoetin alfa was increased to ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 12/15/2016 - 11:19am.

  7. Ron Duncan, Texas Walk Committee

    ... I last gave blood in December 2004.  When I went again in March 2005, I was informed that I couldn't give  and actually really needed a transfusion. Eventually I was diagnosed with pure red cell aplasia, PRCA, a ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 01/06/2017 - 10:52am.

  8. Initial transfusion dependence predicts survival in myelodysplastic syndrome

    PubMed Abstract:  Initial transfusion frequency and survival in myelodysplastic syndromes: hopping onto a ... are major clinical problems in patients with MDS. Red blood cell (RBC) transfusion requirement has been incorporated in several ...

    Research Review last updated 05/02/2016 - 9:17am.

  9. Types of Blood Transfusions

    The parts of blood used in a transfusion depend on why the patient needs the transfusion. The two types ... bone marrow failure disease patients are: Red blood cell transfusion Platelet transfusion More on ...

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

  10. MDS - Treatment (OLD)

    ... mature Increase the number of healthy cells in your blood Kill abnormal bone marrow cells  Reduce the number of blasts ... treat infection Blood Transfusions A blood transfusion is a safe and common procedure. When you receive a transfusion, ...

    Topic section last updated 03/10/2016 - 11:01pm.