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  1. Iron Overload and MDS

    ... PubMed Abstract:  Iron overload and chelation therapy in myelodysplastic syndromes ...

    Research Review last updated 05/02/2016 - 9:18am.

  2. Can iron overload in patients with lower-risk myelodysplastic syndromes be reduced using erythropoiesis-stimulating agents?

    ... Iron overload (IOL) portends inferior outcome in myelodysplastic ... had ferritin levels available, and were not receiving iron chelation therapy. Baseline characteristics were not significantly different ...

    Research Article last updated 12/09/2015 - 8:52am.

  3. Treatments

    ... Iron Chelation Iron ...

    Topic section last updated 05/04/2016 - 1:52pm.

  4. Treatments

    ... Iron Chelation Iron ...

    Topic section last updated 04/19/2016 - 3:36pm.

  5. Infections in myelodysplastic syndromes: a review

    ... leading to emergence of drug resistance and iron overload from chronic transfusions. One retrospective study showed an ... to AML.   [RB1] should be called iron chelation Reviewer ...

    Research Review last updated 05/02/2016 - 9:28am.

  6. Treatments

    ... Iron Chelation Iron ...

    Topic section last updated 03/30/2016 - 3:13pm.

  7. MDS - Treatment (OLD)

    ... are to increase blood counts, treat infections and treat iron overload . Supportive care is often the best treatment for lower-risk ... Blood transfusions (red blood cells and platelets) Iron chelation to treat iron overload Growth factors to increase red blood ...

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

  8. Therapies

    ... Iron Chelation Iron ...

    Page last updated 03/18/2016 - 11:26am.

  9. Amer Zeidan, M.D.

    ... the clinical benefits of lenalidomide and iron chelation therapy in patients with MDS at the population level. Dr. Zeidan ...

    Bio last updated 03/11/2016 - 1:41pm.

  10. What are the treatments for MDS?

    ... to increase blood counts, treat infections and treat iron overload and typically include blood transfusions and antibiotics, and for some patients, may also include growth factors or iron chelation. Immunosuppressive therapy:  Consists of medicines to keep the ...

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