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  1. Diagnosis

    ... progress and refine treatment plans accordingly.    Iron level If you have anemia , your doctor may also check the ... you have too much iron in your body. This is called iron overload . It can be caused by genetic conditions, or from getting lots of ...

    Topic section last updated 06/12/2018 - 12:51pm.

  2. Increasing the effectiveness of hematopoiesis in myelodysplastic syndromes: erythropoiesis-stimulating agents and transforming growth factor-β superfamily inhibitors

    ... aim to improve anemia and quality of life, as well as iron overload due to red blood cell transfusion support. To promote ...

    Research Article last updated 10/23/2017 - 11:08am.

  3. Foundation Update - May 2016

    ... PM EDT •  Understanding and Managing Iron Overload in MDS ; June 10, 2016, 1:00 PM EDT   ...

    Article last updated 10/09/2017 - 2:55pm.

  4. Increasing the effectiveness of hematopoiesis in myelodysplastic syndromes: erythropoiesis-stimulating agents and transforming growth factor-β superfamily inhibitors

    ... aim to improve anemia and quality of life, as well as iron overload due to red blood cell transfusion support. To promote ...

    Research Article last updated 10/02/2017 - 10:10am.

  5. Experts expound on iron overload in MDS

    ... Article Link:  Excess Iron in MDS Article Source:  ... are inevitable. And so, these include not only iron overload in the organs such as the liver and the heart, which can lead to ...

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

  6. Cardiac iron overload in chronically transfused patients with thalassemia, sickle cell anemia, or myelodysplastic syndrome

    ... The risk and clinical significance of cardiac iron overload due to chronic transfusion varies with the underlying disease. ...

    Research Article last updated 03/22/2017 - 10:46am.

  7. Request Educational Materials

    ... Bone Marrow Failure Disease patient guide Iron Overload fact sheet AAMDSIF Informational Brochure Financial ...

    Webform last updated 05/03/2018 - 2:41pm.

  8. Patient Education Materials

    ... Understanding Clinical Trials Fact Sheet Iron Overload Fact Sheet Bone Marrow and Stem Cell Transplantation ...

    Page last updated 05/03/2018 - 2:38pm.

  9. When is iron overload deleterious, and when and how should iron chelation therapy be administered in myelodysplastic syndromes?

    ... Iron overload in MDS starts even before patients become red-blood cell ...

    Research Article last updated 03/06/2014 - 11:39am.

  10. 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 ... articles from PubMed on the topic of iron overload (IO) in MDS, and the use of iron chelation therapies (ICTs) to ...

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