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  1. More is better: Combination therapies for myelodysplastic syndromes

    ... -The current FDA approved agents have been tested with platelet boosting agents, such as romiplostim, in an effort to increase platelet counts and decrease clinically significant bleeding. -Other ...

    Research Review last updated 05/02/2016 - 9:14am.

  2. Prognostic Relevance of the Kinetics of Worsening of Cytopenias in Lower-Risk MDS: A Substudy from the European Leukemianet Low Risk MDS (EUMDS) Registry

    ... drops in absolute neutrophil counts (ANC) and platelet counts survived longer than patients with more rapid drops in ... more quickly or more slowly. The pace of change in ANC, platelet, and hemoglobin counts was not related to patient age, score on the ...

    Research Review last updated 05/02/2016 - 9:27am.

  3. “Mom, it’s too late. I’m dying.”

    ... Within an hour, he was getting blood transfusions and platelet transfusions. The emergency room doctors told me that they had ... and would clear itself up.  After many weeks of blood and platelet transfusions and no improvement, we decided to take him to ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 04/26/2016 - 11:43am.

  4. Relationship of different platelet response criteria and patient outcomes in a romiplostim myelodysplastic syndromes trial

    Journal Title:  Leukemia Primary Author:  Platzbecker U Author(s):  Platzbeck...

    Research Article last updated 09/24/2014 - 11:12am.

  5. Safety and Efficacy of Oral Azacitidine (CC-486) Administered in Extended Treatment Schedules to Patients with Lower-Risk Myelodysplastic Syndromes

    ... transfusions, have thrombocytopenia (low platelet count), or both.  At the time this report was written, 53 ...

    Research Review last updated 05/02/2016 - 9:27am.

  6. Horse ATG in Patients With AA or Low/Int-1 Risk MDS

    ... be given a drug called eltrombopag to help increase your platelet counts if you have low platelets or complications related to low ...

    Clinical Trial last updated 04/27/2016 - 10:30am.

  7. Types

    ... is less than 20,000 per microliter.  Your platelet count is less than 20,000 per microliter.  Very Severe ...

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

  8. Insights into the Natural History of Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria (PNH): Analysis of the Presenting Clinical, Haematological and Flow Cytometric Features of 705 Patients Leads to Improved Classification and Prediction of Clinical Course

    ... had significantly lower white blood cell and platelet counts, but hemoglobin concentrations and red cell counts did not ...

    Research Review last updated 05/02/2016 - 9:20am.

  9. New York Blood Center National Cord Blood Program

    ... and post-transplant endpoints, primarily myeloid and platelet engraftment , transplant related mortality, overall ...

    Clinical Trial last updated 04/27/2016 - 3:36pm.

  10. Myeloablative Unrelated Donor Cord Blood Transplantation With T-Cell Depleted Haplo-identical Peripheral Blood Stem Cells for Patients With High Risk Hematological Malignancies

    ... cytopenia (s), and/or red blood cell or platelet transfusion dependence, or patients with aplasia, or patients with ...

    Clinical Trial last updated 04/29/2016 - 1:33pm.