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  1. David Araten, MD

    ... by itself provide a very large percentage of the patient's blood cells. This clone has as its feature the presence of a mutation ... of her white cells and was detectable in a fraction of red blood cells that had retained their nucleus. By this analysis, we could ...

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

  2. MDS - Treatment (OLD)

    ... mature Increase the number of healthy cells in your blood Kill abnormal bone marrow cells  Reduce the number of blasts ... This type of care includes: Blood transfusions (red blood cells and platelets) Iron chelation to treat iron overload ...

    Topic section last updated 03/10/2016 - 11:01pm.

  3. Types of Blood Transfusions

    The parts of blood used in a transfusion depend on why the patient needs the transfusion. ... bone marrow failure disease patients are: Red blood cell transfusion Platelet transfusion More on ...

    Page last updated 10/31/2014 - 2:34pm.

  4. What are the symptoms of low blood counts?

    ... like aplastic anemia , MDS and PNH are caused by low blood counts. The specific symptoms depend on which type of blood cell is ... at any point in the course of your illness. Low Red Blood Cell Count A low red blood cell count is called anemia. If ...

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

  5. Treatments

    ... that can cause your bone marrow to make more red blood cells. This can improve anemia . Androgens are sometimes used to ...

    Topic section last updated 05/04/2016 - 1:52pm.

  6. Blood Transfusions: Everything You Need To Know

    ... Webinar Blood transfusions are a safe and common procedure that are used to treat blood ... whole blood (with plasma ), and sometimes as packed red blood cells? What does it mean for a patient to be alloimmunized? Is ...

    LMS Item last updated 06/10/2016 - 1:24pm.

  7. Blood Transfusions: Everything You Need To Know

    ... Presentation Blood transfusions are a safe and common procedure that are used to treat blood ... whole blood (with plasma ), and sometimes as packed red blood cells? What does it mean for a patient to be alloimmunized? ...

    LMS Item last updated 06/10/2016 - 1:24pm.

  8. Growth Factors in Aplastic Anemia, MDS, and PNH: Current Thinking on their Use, Risks, and Benefits

    ... signal your bone marrow to make more of certain types of blood cells. Man-made growth factors may be given to some people with bone marrow failure diseases to help increase red blood cell , white blood cell , or platelet counts. ...

    LMS Item last updated 06/10/2016 - 1:24pm.

  9. Selective Depletion of CD45RA+ T Cells From Allogeneic Peripheral Blood Stem Cell Grafts for the Prevention of GVHD in Children

    ... how well T cell depleted donor peripheral blood stem cell transplant works in preventing graft-versus-host disease in ... may help the patient's bone marrow make stem cells, red blood cells, white blood cells, and platelets. Sometimes the transplanted ...

    Clinical Trial last updated 06/13/2016 - 2:29pm.

  10. Diagnosis

    ... Blood Tests for PNH When you have anemia caused by the destruction of red blood cells, doctors call this hemolytic anemia. There are several blood ...

    Topic section last updated 03/10/2016 - 11:04pm.