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  1. MDS - Treatment (OLD)

    ... infection Blood Transfusions A blood transfusion is a safe and common procedure. When you receive a transfusion, ... A transfusion for red blood cells takes 2 to 4 hours. A platelet transfusion takes 30 to 60 minutes. As with any medical ...

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

  2. Clinical Utility of Lenalidomide in the Treatment of Myelodysplastic Syndromes

    ... are near this del(5q) region include those that affect platelet production. Furthermore, the entity of 5q-syndrome (which is ... with anemia were treated with red blood cell transfusion and red blood cell growth factors. The first clinical trial ...

    Research Review last updated 05/02/2016 - 9:12am.

  3. HSCT for Patients With Fanconi Anemia Using Risk-Adjusted Chemotherapy (RAFA)

    ... and at least one of the following features: Platelet count <20 x 109/L or platelet transfusion dependence* ANC <1000 x 109/L Hgb <8 gm/dl or red cell ...

    Clinical Trial last updated 05/09/2016 - 3:19pm.

  4. A Study of Eltrombopag or Placebo in Combination With Azacitidine in Subjects With International Prognostic Scoring System (IPSS) Intermediate-1, Intermediate-2 or High-risk Myelodysplastic Syndromes (MDS)

    ... . Eltrombopag has been shown to increase platelet counts in patients with thrombocytopenia from various etiologies ( ... placebo on the proportion of subjects who are platelet transfusion free during the first 4 cycles of azacitidine therapy. Key ...

    Clinical Trial last updated 04/27/2016 - 1:28pm.

  5. PNH: Treatments

    ... and anemia. Blood Transfusions In a blood transfusion , whole blood or parts of blood from a donor are put right into ... are: Red blood cell transfusion Platelet transfusion Learn more about blood transfusions. ...

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

  6. My MDS Diagnosis and Progression of Treatment

    ... doctor.  First thing was lab work, which showed a high platelet count.  Within a few days, I was sent to a hematologist ... 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. Conditioning Regimen and the Transplantation of Unrelated Donor Umbilical Cord Blood in Patients With Hematologic Malignancies.

    ... will be given through the catheter just like a blood transfusion . Transplants done this way have been successful. However, this ... threatening cytopenia (s), including red cell or platelet transfusion dependence. Receipt of at least one cycle of ...

    Clinical Trial last updated 04/29/2016 - 3:51pm.

  8. Disease Won't Run My Life

    ... me immediately to the local emergency room for a blood transfusion .  “They’re waiting for you,” he said.  My youngest son ... of horse ATG treatment), I had a serious reaction to a platelet transfusion which kept me there for five more days while they ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 05/10/2016 - 3:36pm.

  9. Treatments

    ... A blood transfusion is a safe and common procedure. Most people who have a bone ... red blood cell , white blood cell or platelet counts. ...

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

  10. Therapies

    ... A blood transfusion is a safe and common procedure. Most people who have a bone ... red blood cell , white blood cell or platelet counts. ...

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