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  1. Treatments

    ... Iron Chelation Iron ...

    Topic section last updated 04/06/2018 - 12:30pm.

  2. What are the treatments for aplastic anemia?

    ... and antibiotics and for certain patients, growth factors or iron chelation. Immunosuppressive therapy:  Works to lower your body's immune ...

    FAQ last updated 01/04/2018 - 12:29pm.

  3. What are supportive therapies, also called supportive care?

    ... cell counts Antibiotics to treat infection Iron chelation therapy to treat iron overload , a side effect of having ...

    FAQ last updated 11/14/2017 - 2:29pm.

  4. Relation between chelation and clinical outcomes in lower-risk patients with myelodysplastic syndromes: Registry analysis at 5 years

    ... Prospective data are needed to ascertain the impact of iron chelation therapy in patients with myelodysplastic syndromes . The ...

    Research Article last updated 03/22/2017 - 11:24am.

  5. Myelodysplastic Syndromes and Iron Chelation Therapy

    ... technologies and of an expanded knowledge and application of chelation therapies to the benefit of patients with iron overload . However, extrapolation of learnings from thalassemia to the ...

    Research Article last updated 03/22/2017 - 9:11am.

  6. Decision points in the treatment of transfusional iron overload in patients with myelodysplastic syndromes: why, when, and how to chelate

    ... frequent use of red blood cell transfusions lead to iron accumulation and ultimately organ damage. Whether iron-reducing interventions such as chelation therapy can improve outcomes in this population is currently under ...

    Research Article last updated 01/26/2017 - 10:17am.

  7. Aplastic anemia

    ... include transfusion, G-CSF, and the administration of iron chelation agents, as well as dealing specifically with individual symptoms. ...

    Research Article last updated 11/01/2016 - 1:58pm.

  8. Experts expound on iron overload in MDS

    ... Article Link:  Excess Iron in MDS Article Source:  ... anemias know a lot about iron overload and managing iron chelation therapy . But for hematologists like myself that trained mostly in ...

    Article last updated 10/19/2016 - 10:04am.

  9. Iron Chelation

    ... Red blood cells contain iron. Each time you get a red blood cell transfusion you are putting ... iron overload? Iron chelation therapy is used when you have a condition called iron ...

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

  10. Iron Overload in Acquired Anemias

    ... Leitch presents information on transfusion dependence, iron overload (IOL) and survival in MDS. IOL, ICT & organ function will ... improvement with ICT, ICT side effect management, Iron chelation therapy (ICT) and survival guidelines for ICT (including Canadian ...

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