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  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. Iron Chelation Therapy

    ... body. This can be a problem for people who get lots of red blood cell transfusions. Red blood cells contain iron. Each time you get a ...

    Page last updated 01/20/2015 - 4:40pm.

  5. Donor Stem Cell Transplant in Treating Patients With High Risk Acute Myeloid Leukemia

    ... doses of chemotherapy before a donor peripheral blood stem cell transplant helps stop the growth of cancer cells. It may ... and AAAB guidelines DONOR: Donor and intended recipient red cell type and compatibility will be determined DONOR: Donors will be ...

    Clinical Trial last updated 06/13/2016 - 3:31pm.

  6. Blood Transfusions

    Page last updated 11/19/2014 - 2:46pm.

  7. Myeloablative Unrelated Donor Cord Blood Transplantation With T-Cell Depleted Haplo-identical Peripheral Blood Stem Cells for Patients With High Risk Hematological Malignancies

    ... purpose of this study is to find out whether the addition of blood stem cells from a close family member, when added to two units of ... with life-threatening cytopenia (s), and/or red blood cell or platelet transfusion dependence, or patients with ...

    Clinical Trial last updated 04/29/2016 - 1:33pm.

  8. Diagnosis

    ... To understand what is causing your symptoms and low blood counts, your doctor will take a detailed medical history. Your doctor may ... are in your blood sample. If the CBC shows a low number of red blood cells, white blood cells or platelets, your doctor may also do a ...

    Topic section last updated 04/19/2016 - 3:35pm.

  9. Selective Depletion of CD45RA+ Naive T Cells From Allogeneic Peripheral Blood Stem Cell Grafts From HLA-Matched Related and Unrelated Donors for Prevention of GVHD

    ... chronic myelogenous leukemia undergoing donor peripheral blood stem cell transplant . Giving chemotherapy and total-body ... 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 06/06/2016 - 2:55pm.

  10. Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant for Dyskeratosis Congenita or Severe Aplastic Anemia

    ... marrow failure characterized by a requirement for red blood cell and platelet transfusions. Three different preparative ...

    Clinical Trial last updated 04/25/2016 - 10:59am.