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  1. Impact of age on outcomes after bone marrow transplantation for acquired aplastic anemia using HLA-matched sibling donors.

    ... patients aged over 40 years had a lower likelihood of platelet recovery compared to patients aged less than 20 years (OR 0.45, ...

    Research Article last updated 10/11/2011 - 5:58pm.

  2. Types of Blood Transfusions

    ... Red blood cell transfusion Platelet transfusion More on Transfusions What is a ... blood transfusions than any other part of the blood. Platelet Transfusions Platelets are bits of cells in the blood that help ...

    Page last updated 10/31/2014 - 2:34pm.

  3. Phase I study of oral azacitidine in myelodysplastic syndromes, chronic myelomonocytic leukemia, and acute myeloid leukemia

    ... complete remission, hematologic improvement, or RBC or platelet transfusion independence) was 35% in previously treated patients ...

    Research Article last updated 10/11/2011 - 5:58pm.

  4. Diagnosis and treatment of pediatric acquired aplastic anemia (AAA): An initial survey of the North American Pediatric Aplastic Anemia Consortium (NAPAAC)

    ... of IST; the use of specific hemoglobin and platelet levels as triggers for transfusion support; the use of ...

    Research Article last updated 12/17/2013 - 8:30am.

  5. A Phase 1 Study of Oral ARRY-614, a p38 MAPK/Tie2 Dual Inhibitor, in Patients with Low or Intermediate 1 Risk Myelodysplastic Syndromes

    ... achieved transfusion independence (TI) and 5 of 7 platelet TD patients achieved TI. Conclusions: ARRY-614 was well tolerated ...

    Research Article last updated 01/20/2015 - 1:07pm.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria (PNH)

    ... 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 ...

    Page last updated 09/30/2017 - 11:34am.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.