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  1. ASCO Updates Platelet Transfusion Guideline Prophylaxis unnecessary for adults undergoing HSCT

    ... in 2015 by the AABB (formerly the American Association of Blood Banks) and the International Collaboration for Transfusion Medicine ... immunoprophylaxis - Leukoreduction of platelet and red blood cell products to reduce the risk of alloantibody-mediated ...

    Research Article last updated 12/06/2017 - 11:23am.

  2. Increasing the effectiveness of hematopoiesis in myelodysplastic syndromes: erythropoiesis-stimulating agents and transforming growth factor-β superfamily inhibitors

    ... quality of life, as well as iron overload due to red blood cell transfusion support. To promote proliferation and differentiation of ...

    Research Article last updated 10/23/2017 - 11:08am.

  3. Lenalidomide: Myelodysplastic syndromes with del(5q) and beyond

    ... sensitive to lenalidomide for the treatment of red blood cell transfusion -dependent anemia . Although lenalidomide has ...

    Research Article last updated 10/23/2017 - 10:58am.

  4. New study on how red blood cells mature

    ... Every cell in the body, whether skin or muscle or brain, starts out as a generic cell ... Nowhere is this process more dramatic than it is in red blood cells. In order to make as much room as possible for the ...

    Article last updated 09/07/2017 - 11:09am.

  5. Luspatercept for the treatment of anaemia in patients with lower-risk myelodysplastic syndromes (PACE-MDS): a multicentre, open-label phase 2 dose-finding study with long-term extension study

    ... chronic myelomonocytic leukaemia ( white blood cell count <13 000/μL), and had anaemia with or without red blood cell transfusion support. Enrolled patients were classified as ...

    Research Article last updated 09/18/2017 - 1:38pm.

  6. What the Future May Hold

    ... Link:  Transplantation of Young Blood Vessel Cells Boosts Function of Aging Stem Cells ... aged bone marrow -derived blood vessels (depicted in red and green with blue nuclei). The excess buildup of reactive oxygen species ...

    Article last updated 10/30/2017 - 7:32am.

  7. Increasing the effectiveness of hematopoiesis in myelodysplastic syndromes: erythropoiesis-stimulating agents and transforming growth factor-β superfamily inhibitors

    ... quality of life, as well as iron overload due to red blood cell transfusion support. To promote proliferation and differentiation of ...

    Research Article last updated 10/02/2017 - 10:10am.

  8. Lenalidomide: Myelodysplastic syndromes with del(5q) and beyond

    ... sensitive to lenalidomide for the treatment of red blood cell transfusion -dependent anemia . Although lenalidomide has ...

    Research Article last updated 10/02/2017 - 9:54am.

  9. Early treatment initiation in lower-risk myelodysplastic syndromes produces an earlier and higher rate of transfusion independence

    ... resulting in refractory cytopenias. Red blood cell (RBC) transfusions can improve anemia ; however, prolonged ...

    Research Article last updated 09/13/2017 - 8:58am.

  10. Jill Minden’s Encounter with Aplastic Anemia

    ... doctor told me to go to the hospital right away because my blood counts were extremely low. I had no idea what that meant at the time, and ... my boyfriend, T.J., had turned into hospitals, weekly red blood cell and platelet transfusions, and lots of fear. I was ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 09/05/2017 - 10:57am.