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  1. Myelodysplastic syndromes: 2011 update on diagnosis, risk-stratification, and management

    ... evidence of dysplasia upon visual examination of a bone marrow aspirate and biopsy. Information obtained from additional studies ...

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

  2. Incidence of the myelodysplastic syndromes using a novel claims-based algorithm: high number of uncaptured cases by cancer registries.

    ... the myeloid lineage and did not require blood count (BC) or bone marrow (BM) biopsy for MDS confirmation. To address these potential ...

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

  3. PNH: Diagnosis

    ... to check your iron levels  Tests of your solid bone marrow (through a bone marrow biopsy ) Your doctor may also ...

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

  4. Overlap Syndromes: When PNH Appears with Aplastic Anemia or MDS

    ... patients with PNH often also have a hypercellular marrow, and 25% of patients with PNH can have a chromosomal abnormality. So by ... back down, then those patients should have a repeat bone marrow biopsy because the reasons for the low blood counts could be ...

    Interview last updated 05/14/2015 - 1:53pm.

  5. Issues for Parents of Pediatric Bone Marrow Failure Patients

    ... College of Wisconsin and director of the Blood and Bone Marrow Transplant Program at Children's Hospital of Wisconsin in Milwaukee. ...

    Page last updated 06/20/2011 - 12:10pm.

  6. Interviews with the Experts MDS Genomics: Providing ‘Street View’ Directions of Disease

    ... bleeding and deficiencies in vitamins and minerals. The bone marrow biopsy may suggest MDS, but the chromosome testing may not detect an ...

    Interview last updated 09/23/2014 - 9:30am.

  7. Iron Chelation Therapy

    ... blood cells is normally stored in the liver, spleen, and bone marrow . Excess iron may accumulate in these 3 normal storage sites and also ...

    Page last updated 01/20/2015 - 4:40pm.

  8. The Pathologist’s Role in an MDS Diagnosis

    ... direction. The pathologist is the one who examines the bone marrow specimen, confirms the diagnosis of MDS, and assesses for ... marrow specimen is very important. Common problems are the biopsy being too small or fragmented or it includes cartilage and bone rather ...

    Interview last updated 01/28/2014 - 1:47pm.

  9. Coordinated Care: MDS Research and Treatment Centers and Community Hematologists Work Together for Complete Patient Care

    ... to study leftover material of routine tests like bone marrow aspirate and biopsy or regular blood tests which allows physician-scientists to learn more ...

    Interview last updated 07/23/2012 - 4:56pm.