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  1. Jill Minden’s Encounter with Aplastic Anemia

    ... turned into hospitals, weekly red blood cell and platelet transfusions, and lots of fear. I was treated at Barnes Jewish ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 09/05/2017 - 10:57am.

  2. Special Precautions

    ... clots Can cause serious bleeding in people with a low platelet count May require platelet transfusions before surgery. If you do have surgery, it is a ...

    Topic section last updated 09/08/2017 - 12:34pm.

  3. Outcomes and healthcare utilization in children and young adults with aplastic anemia: A multiinstitutional analysis

    ... interval [CI] 0.6-2.58, P = 0.567), while every platelet transfusion was associated with higher mortality (OR 1.37, 95% CI ...

    Research Article last updated 07/18/2017 - 10:32am.

  4. Romiplostim monotherapy in thrombocytopenic patients with myelodysplastic syndromes: long-term safety and efficacy

    ... Romiplostim can improve platelet counts in about 50% of patients with low- or intermediate 1-risk ... of romiplostim in 60 patients with lower risk MDS and platelet counts ≤50 × 109 /l. The primary endpoint was adverse event (AE) ...

    Research Article last updated 07/11/2017 - 10:22am.

  5. Special Issues for People with Aplastic Anemia

    ... to: Get a red blood cell count and a platelet count Get transfusions if necessary Ask your doctor if ... of problems during pregnancy if: You have a low platelet count. You also have PNH . If you have had aplastic ...

    Page last updated 06/08/2017 - 2:07pm.

  6. AAMDSIF Liviya Anderson Research Fund

    ... what was wrong, all they knew was she needed blood and platelet transfusions immediately. Liviya’s red blood cell count ...

    Research Fund last updated 06/08/2017 - 3:49pm.

  7. Eltrombopag Added to IST Yields Encouraging Results

    ... first, we had only hoped eltrombopag would improve the platelet transfusion frequency in patients who had not adequately responded ... To our surprise, we observed not only an improvement in platelet counts but also noticed recovering red and white blood cells numbers. ...

    Interview last updated 05/24/2017 - 7:44am.

  8. Jeff Paccione: “Don’t worry, I’m not going anywhere.”

    ... office, he said “Your red and white blood cells and platelet levels are critically low. I am stunned that you are still ... collapsed. You must go to the hospital now to get blood and platelet transfusions.” Days later, after myriad diagnostic tests, blood and ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 05/23/2017 - 10:40am.

  9. Denise Beauchemin - My Life is Making a Difference

    ... last red cell transfusion and by early June had my last platelet transfusion . One side effect of treatment with cyclosporine is ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 04/12/2017 - 7:12am.

  10. SAA patient finds unrelated donor match in 2 weeks

    ... through the journey alone. Blood, bone marrow and platelet drives have drawn overwhelming numbers, and a GoFundMe account ...

    Article last updated 03/21/2017 - 11:19am.