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  1. Symptoms

    ... Low Red Blood Cell Counts A low red blood cell ...

    Topic section last updated 04/19/2016 - 3:34pm.

  2. It’s a Family Affair – the Andersons Pull Together to Create Awareness for Aplastic Anemia

    ... can help find a cure.  First, we set up an ongoing annual blood drive now in its sixth year that is facilitated by the American Red Cross. Apart from what happened to Liviya, I had a particular ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 02/13/2017 - 2:40pm.

  3. Symptoms

    ... Low Red Blood Cell Counts A low red blood cell ...

    Topic section last updated 03/10/2016 - 11:00pm.

  4. Growth Factors

    ... Red Cell Growth Factor Red cell growth ... marrow failure diseases to reduce the need for red blood cell transfusions. There are two types of man-made EPO: ...

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

  5. What is a complete blood count test (CBC)?

    ... important test your doctor will ask you to get is a complete blood count, or CBC for short. The CBC measures the number of each blood cell ... are the types of information the CBC measures. Red blood cell count ( RBC ) measures the actual number of red blood ...

    FAQ last updated 04/28/2016 - 4:53pm.

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

    ... several platelet transfusions, as well as some red blood cell transfusions. Jamie had ATG treatment in April, 2014 and ...

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

  7. Interviews with the Experts: The Complement System in PNH

    ... What happens when the complement system identifies red blood cells with the defective PIG-A gene ? So because of the ...

    Interview last updated 08/31/2016 - 8:39am.

  8. My MDS Diagnosis and Progression of Treatment

    ... care with the assistance of the local oncologist.  I had 2 blood transfusions, in June and October. Currently, I am experiencing ... dosage. Unfortunately, this drug also lowers my red blood cell counts and my hemoglobin along with the platelets. I ...

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

  9. Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation in Aplastic Anemia

    ... counts, and a smaller number of patients attain normal blood counts. Limitations of IST have included refractory disease, ... is finally performed. Iron overload from frequent red cell transfusions over a long term can increase transplant risk. We have ...

    Interview last updated 11/28/2016 - 2:58pm.

  10. Pregnancy in Bone Marrow Failure Disease

    ... is premature birth. Other complications include the need for blood and platelet transfusions, anticoagulation with blood thinners, ... at New York University, specializing in the conditions of red cells, platelets and hematologic malignancies. She has been engaged in ...

    Interview last updated 01/13/2017 - 9:28am.