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  1. Keith McCrae, MD

    ... have analyzed the levels of circulating endothelial cell, platelet , monocyte , and red blood cell -derived microparticles and ... patients compared to normal controls. The endothelial cell, platelet, and monocyte-derived microparticle levels do not appear significantly ...

    Grant Recipient last updated 02/27/2017 - 7:05am.

  2. Mary Swift

    ... 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 03/01/2017 - 11:56am.

  3. A Phase 1, Multicenter, Open-Label, Dose-Escalation and Expansion, Safety, Pharmacokinetic, Pharmacodynamic, and Clinical Activity Study of Orally Administered AG-120 in Subjects with Advanced Hematologic Malignancies with an IDH1 Mutation

    ... study. Subjects must have ECOG PS of 0 to 2. Platelet count ≥20,000/µL (Transfusions to achieve this level are ...

    Clinical Trial last updated 02/22/2017 - 11:21am.

  4. Growth Factors

    ... Platelet Growth Factor Platelet growth factor is called thrombopoietin. It is a ...

    Topic section last updated 04/06/2016 - 12:37pm.

  5. Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML)

    ... from anemia and a risk of bleeding from a low platelet count. There is also an increased risk of infection, since ... bleeding and easy bruising caused by a very low platelet count called thrombocytopenia , which may also include the ...

    Topic section last updated 07/07/2016 - 3:15pm.

  6. Eculizumab in Pregnant Patients with Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria

    ... pregnancy to 0.92 units per month during pregnancy. Platelet transfusions were given in 16 pregnancies. In 54% of pregnancies ...

    Research Article last updated 10/12/2015 - 10:05am.

  7. My MDS Diagnosis and Progression of Treatment

    ... doctor.  First thing was lab work, which showed a high platelet count.  Within a few days, I was sent to a hematologist ... I was able to stop all medication for a month when the platelet count was stable.  Johns Hopkins is now managing my cancer care with ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 12/15/2016 - 11:19am.

  8. Types

    ... RT (Refractory Thrombocytopenia ) – Low platelet count Less than 5 percent young blood ... Low white blood cell count (neutropenia) or low platelet count (thrombocytopenia) Dysplasia in more than 1 ...

    Topic section last updated 11/14/2016 - 1:11pm.

  9. Thrombopoiesis-stimulating agents and myelodysplastic syndromes

    ... to reduce bleeding events, decrease dependency on platelet transfusions and extend exposure to disease-modifying therapies. ...

    Research Article last updated 03/04/2015 - 10:20am.

  10. Jill Whitney – Since my diagnosis, my mission has been to fight back

    ... I received numerous blood transfusions and over 100 platelet transfusions. Eventually, things started turning around. Our ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 05/26/2015 - 9:29am.