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  1. Battling Aplastic Anemia, Seeking Information

    ... with a rare blood disorder. I was bruising easily, and my  platelet  count was dangerously low. I was diagnosed to have ITP, had my ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 04/26/2018 - 10:30am.

  2. 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.

  3. Builds supportive community to help him with MDS and bone marrow transplant

    ... severely bleeding gums, for which he required his first platelet transfusion . Continuing drops in hemoglobin levels ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 04/26/2018 - 10:50am.

  4. Retired MDS Patient Living Life to the Fullest Since Transplant

    ... hospital, where I had several more red blood cell and platelet transfusions.  During the first ten months of chemotherapy, ... every day. Because of the infection early on and my low platelet count, I did not have a central line (an infusion tube located in or ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 04/26/2018 - 10:43am.

  5. Eltrombopag Olamine in Improving Platelet Recovery in Older Patients With Acute Myeloid Leukemia Undergoing Chemotherapy

    ... olamine works in improving the recovery of platelet counts in older patients with acute myeloid leukemia undergoing ... first treatment given for a disease) chemotherapy . Platelet counts recover more slowly in older patients, leading to risk of ...

    Clinical Trial last updated 05/03/2016 - 11:56am.

  6. PNH - Treatment (OLD)

    ... patients are: Red blood cell transfusion Platelet transfusion A transfusion for red blood cells takes 2 to 4 hours. A platelet transfusion takes 30 to 60 minutes. ...

    Topic section last updated 03/10/2016 - 11:09pm.

  7. A Phase III, International, Randomized, Controlled Study of Rigosertib versus Physician’s Choice of Treatment in Patients with Myelodysplastic Syndrome after Failure of a Hypomethylating Agent

    ... c.  At least one cytopenia (ANC < 1800/L or platelet count < 100,000/L or hemoglobin [Hgb] <10 g/dL) ...

    Clinical Trial last updated 05/04/2018 - 3:53pm.

  8. Patient Trusts Her Instincts in Finding the Right Treatment

    ... to 6.7 and my platelets to 11.  I had to get blood and platelet transfusions.  It took 40 days for my ANC to get to normal.  ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 05/10/2018 - 11:01am.

  9. My Son's Aplastic Anemia

    ... globulin (ATG). At this point he had several platelet transfusions, as well as some red blood cell transfusions. ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 04/26/2018 - 9:57am.

  10. Maggie O'Neil, Los Angeles Walk Committee

    ... platelets had been dangerously low. Mom started weekly platelet transfusions, and after a few, we had to go to twice-weekly ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 04/26/2018 - 10:14am.