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  1. Prolonged survival with improved tolerability in higher-risk myelodysplastic syndromes: azacitidine compared with low dose ara-C.

    ... more and longer haematological responses and increased red blood cell transfusion independence . Azacitidine prolonged overall ...

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

  2. Costs and quality of life in patients with myelodysplastic syndromes.

    Journal Title:  Am J Blood Res Primary Author:  ... most MDS patients become anaemic, so as to require red blood cell transfusions. To investigate the costs and the impact on ...

    Research Article last updated 09/16/2013 - 8:45am.

  3. Paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria in pediatric patients.

    Journal Title:  Pediatr Blood Cancer Primary Author:  ... failure (N = 10); gross hemoglobinuria with isolated red cell anemia (N = 1); and jaundice, hepatitis, and isolated ...

    Research Article last updated 12/12/2011 - 10:07am.

  4. Optimizing therapy for iron overload in the myelodysplastic syndromes: recent developments.

    ... (AML). Most MDS patients eventually require transfusion of red blood cells for anaemia, placing them at risk of transfusional iron ...

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

  5. Iron status and treatment modalities in transfusion-dependent patients with myelodysplastic syndromes.

    ... myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS) treated with red blood cell (RBC) transfusions. Transfusion dependency is associated with ...

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

  6. Iron overload in myelodysplastic syndromes: diagnosis and management.

    ... stem cell malignancies characterized by ineffective blood cell production. Many MDS patients are dependent on red blood cell (RBC) transfusions for symptomatic management of ...

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

  7. Iron chelation therapy in myelodysplastic syndromes.

    ... requires treatment. Supportive care measures such as red blood cell transfusions and erythroid colony stimulating factors are ...

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

  8. Blood Transfusions

    Blood Transfusions A transfusion usually involves only certain parts of blood. These might be the red blood cells, platelets or plasma . Rarely is whole blood (red cells, ... clinics, or even the patient’s home. Red blood cell transfusions can take up to four hours. Transfusions of other blood ...

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

  9. MEDALIST Trial

    ... (MDS) with ring sideroblasts (≥ 15%) who require Red blood cell (RBC) transfusions. Status:  ...

    Clinical Trial last updated 02/22/2017 - 11:42am.

  10. Clone of Patients

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    Page last updated 03/14/2016 - 6:05pm.