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  1. Aplastic Anemia 101: Understanding Diagnosis and Treatment

    ... that happens when the bone marrow stops making enough red blood cells, white blood cells and platelets for the body. Aplastic anemia ...

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

  2. PNH: Understanding Hemolytic Anemia, Pancytopenia, and Thrombosis

    ... three things: Hemolytic anemia (destruction of red blood cells) Pancytopenia (low counts for all blood cell types) ...

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

  3. PNH: Understanding Hemolytic Anemia, Pancytopenia, and Thrombosis

    ... three things: Hemolytic anemia (destruction of red blood cells) Pancytopenia (low counts for all blood cell types) ...

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

  4. Aplastic Anemia 101: Understanding Diagnosis and Treatment

    ... that happens when the bone marrow stops making enough red blood cells, white blood cells and platelets for the body. Aplastic anemia can ...

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

  5. Novel Complement Modulators for Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria: Peptide and Protein Inhibitors of C3 Convertase Prevent Both Surface C3 Deposition and Subsequent Hemolysis of Affected Erythrocytes in Vitro

    ... on later. Eventually a pore is formed in the surface of the red cell from patients with PNH which causes the cell to break open. Eculizumab ... might prevent both types of hemolysis (breakdown in the blood vessels and extravascular hemolysis) and might be more effective than ...

    Research Review last updated 05/02/2016 - 9:25am.

  6. Pegylated Interferon Alfa-2a Salvage Therapy in High Risk Polycythemia Vera (PV) or Essential Thrombocythemia (ET)

    ... Polycythemia Vera (PV). ET causes people to produce too many blood cells called platelets and PV causes too many platelets and red blood cells to be made. Platelets are particles which circulate in the ...

    Clinical Trial last updated 04/29/2016 - 9:59am.

  7. Randomized Trial of Pegylated Interferon Alfa-2a Versus Hydroxyurea in Polycythemia Vera (PV) and Essential Thrombocythemia (ET)

    ... Polycythemia Vera (PV). ET causes people to produce too many blood cells called platelets and PV causes too many platelets and red blood cells to be made. Platelets are particles which circulate in the ...

    Clinical Trial last updated 05/02/2016 - 2:31pm.

  8. Causes

    ... of substance that helps certain proteins to stick to blood cells. Therefore, any blood cells created by this mutant bone marrow stem ... mutant PIG-A. The abnormal stem cells turn into mature red blood cells that have mutant PIG-A. These are called PNH red blood cells. ...

    Topic section last updated 03/29/2016 - 6:15pm.

  9. What to Expect Before, During, and After a Blood Transfusion

    Before a Blood Transfusion Before a blood transfusion, a technician or nurse ... outpatient clinics, or even the patient’s home. Red blood cell transfusions usually take up to four hours. Transfusions of other ...

    Page last updated 10/31/2014 - 2:35pm.

  10. Iodine I 131 Monoclonal Antibody BC8, Fludarabine Phosphate, Cyclophosphamide, Total-Body Irradiation and Donor Bone Marrow Transplant in Treating Patients With Advanced Acute Myeloid Leukemia, Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia, or High-Risk Myelodysplastic Sy

    ... they may help the patient's bone marrow make stem cells, red blood cells, white blood cells, and platelets. Sometimes the transplanted cells ...

    Clinical Trial last updated 04/28/2016 - 1:01pm.