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  1. MDS—The Past 40 Years. A Look at the Emerging Awareness and Classification of Myelodysplastic Syndromes.

    ... century. Based on the percentage of blasts (young, immature blood cells) in bone marrow and blood, the FAB system had five MDS ... blood cell counts of any or all three types of blood cells (red blood cells, white blood cells, or platelets). From these combined ...

    Page last updated 10/19/2015 - 2:29pm.

  2. 2014 Scholarships Awarded to Special Group of Young People

    ... been to Haiti three times. Chris says that surviving a blood disorder has instilled in him a feeling that he can do anything. He was ... American Cancer Society, American Heart Association and the Red Cross. In 2006, nine-year-old Kinsey was the keynote speaker for ...

    Page last updated 10/22/2015 - 8:28am.

  3. Eltrombopag restores tri-lineage hematopoiesis in refractory severe aplastic anemia which can be sustained on discontinuation of drug

    ... Journal Title:  Blood Primary Author:  ... eventually had significant increases in neutrophil , red cell and platelet lineages. Five patients with robust ...

    Research Article last updated 01/07/2014 - 12:22pm.

  4. Medical Resources

    ... an expert to find an answer. Blood and Transplant Information Understanding your ... & cellular therapies worldwide. American Red Cross (800) 733-2767 Asians for Miracle Marrow ...

    Page last updated 08/20/2015 - 8:34am.

  5. Costs and quality of life in patients with myelodysplastic syndromes.

    ... Journal Title:  Am J Blood Res Primary Author:  ... most MDS patients become anaemic, so as to require red blood cell transfusions. To investigate the costs and the impact on ...

    Research Article last updated 09/16/2013 - 8:45am.

  6. Laboratory tests for paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria (PNH).

    ... The presence of these mutations leads to production of blood cells with decreased GPI-anchored cell surface proteins, making red blood cells (RBC) derived from the clone more sensitive to ...

    Research Article last updated 10/22/2013 - 3:44pm.

  7. Clinical roundtable monograph: Paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria: a case-based discussion.

    ... glycan anchor (PIG-A) in a multipotent hematopoietic stem cell (HSC), with clonal expansion of the mutated HSC. The mutation causes a ... GPI-linked proteins, are absent from the cell surface of red cells, granulocytes, monocytes, and platelets, resulting in ... hemolysis and other complications. Lysis of red blood cells is the most obvious manifestation, but as other cell lineages are ...

    Research Article last updated 05/14/2013 - 3:28pm.

  8. Performance characteristics of consensus approaches for small and minor paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria clone determination by flow cytometry.

    ... (1%-20%) and minor (<1%) PNH clones within the white blood cell (WBC) and red blood cell (RBC) compartments with sensitivity up to 0.1%. Results: ...

    Research Article last updated 07/09/2013 - 3:33pm.

  9. How we treat lower risk myelodysplastic syndromes.

    ... Journal Title:  Blood Primary Author:  ... in most cases. Supportive care , mainly red blood cell transfusions, remains an important component of their ...

    Research Article last updated 05/14/2013 - 2:56pm.

  10. Paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria in pediatric patients.

    ... Journal Title:  Pediatr Blood Cancer Primary Author:  ... failure (N = 10); gross hemoglobinuria with isolated red cell anemia (N = 1); and jaundice , hepatitis, and ...

    Research Article last updated 12/12/2011 - 10:07am.