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  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. Eltrombopag: Recent Discoveries on Potential New Applications for Aplastic Anemia

    ... and destroys them very quickly, resulting in low platelet counts. Eltrombopag (Promacta®) was originally developed to ... tested in this setting, it was found to not only improve platelet counts in some patients, but also improve white and red blood cell ...

    Interview last updated 02/14/2014 - 2:01pm.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. Immunosuppressive Therapy

    ... improves blood counts in about 7 out of 10 cases. When a platelet growth factor called eltrombopag (Promacta®) is also ...

    Topic section last updated 04/01/2016 - 2:24pm.

  7. Chronic Myeloproliferative Neoplasms (MPN)

    ... essential thrombocythemia and polycythemia vera to lower platelet and red blood cell counts. Anagrelide, which lowers platelet count Phlebotomy (periodic removal of blood intravenously) may be ...

    Topic section last updated 07/07/2016 - 3:19pm.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. What is MDS? iPad App

    ... blood cell count) and thrombocytopenia (low platelet counts) and the associated symptoms. Information about risk ...

    Page last updated 10/28/2015 - 2:31pm.