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  1. Blood Transfusions

    ... transfusions include red blood cell transfusion and platelet transfusion . Red Blood Cell Transfusions Red blood cells ... is the most common type of blood cell transfusion. Platelet Transfusions If you don’t have enough healthy platelets in ...

    Topic section last updated 03/29/2016 - 7:17pm.

  2. 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.

  3. Current and future management options for myelodysplastic syndromes.

    ... supportive care measures consisting of blood and platelet transfusions, haematopoietic growth factors and antimicrobials ...

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

  4. What are the symptoms of low blood counts?

    ... and a stuffy nose. Get skin infections. Low Platelet Count A low platelet count is called thrombocytopenia . If you have a low ...

    FAQ last updated 04/28/2016 - 4:49pm.

  5. REVERSE 1 INCB 18424-271

    ... supplementation is allowed. Evidence of platelet engraftment (ie, platelets ≥ 20 × 10^9/L) ...

    Clinical Trial last updated 12/14/2016 - 11:24am.

  6. My Son's Aplastic Anemia -- A Mother's Account

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

    Patient Chronicle last updated 12/15/2016 - 11:21am.

  7. Efficacy and Safety of Eltrombopag In Patients With Severe and Very Severe Aplastic Anemia

    ... aplastic anemia will result in an increase in platelet counts. The investigators hypothesize that in patients with ... anemia, treatment with eltrombopag will lead to fewer platelet transfusions, red blood cell transfusions, and fewer bleeding ...

    Clinical Trial last updated 04/25/2016 - 10:42am.

  8. A Pilot Study of a Thrombopoietin-Receptor Agonist, Eltrombopag, in Patients With Low to Int-2 Risk Myelodysplastic Syndrome (MDS)

    ... red blood cell , white blood cell , and platelet counts). Patients with MDS are at risk for symptomatic anemia, ... therapies require regular, expensive, and inconvenient platelet transfusions, and are at risk for further serious bleeding ...

    Clinical Trial last updated 04/28/2016 - 12:35pm.

  9. Symptoms

    ... Low Platelet Counts A low platelet count is called thrombocytopenia . If you have a low ...

    Topic section last updated 03/29/2016 - 6:18pm.

  10. David Araten, MD

    ... clotting problems, and they tended to have much higher platelet counts than typically seen in patients with PNH. This led us to ... a blood clot . This number can be estimated from the platelet count and the percentage of PNH white cells. In the past there have ...

    Grant Recipient last updated 11/30/2016 - 10:51am.