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  1. Prophylactic RhCE and Kell antigen matching: impact on alloimmunization in transfusion-dependent patients with myelodysplastic syndromes

    ... (MDS) become transfusion-dependent and are at risk for red blood cell (RBC) alloimmunization. This study compared alloimmunization ...

    Research Article last updated 02/03/2017 - 11:00am.

  2. Keith McCrae, MD

    ... risk for the development of thrombosis , or blood clots, that may affect arteries or veins and cause events such as ... is the formation of microparticles. Microparticles are small cell-derived membrane fragments that are constitutively released from cells, ... endothelial cell, platelet , monocyte , and red blood cell -derived microparticles and also examined whether these ...

    Grant Recipient last updated 02/27/2017 - 7:05am.

  3. Decision points in the treatment of transfusional iron overload in patients with myelodysplastic syndromes: why, when, and how to chelate

    ... underlying disease process in MDS and frequent use of red blood cell transfusions lead to iron accumulation and ultimately organ ...

    Research Article last updated 01/26/2017 - 10:17am.

  4. Anastasios Karadimitris, MD, PhD

    ... (HSC). This is compounded by exquisite sensitivity of red blood cells to the destructive effect of a complex molecular machine called ...

    Grant Recipient last updated 03/07/2017 - 9:50am.

  5. MDS expert finds promising antibody

    ... Researchers find new way to target blood stem cell cancers Article ... of leukemic stem cells become incapable of maturing into red or white blood cells as intended. Most leukemias respond initially to ...

    Article last updated 01/26/2017 - 1:14pm.

  6. Myelodysplastic Syndromes (MDS)

    ... because the bone marrow cells do not develop into mature blood cells. Instead, these blood cells stay within the bone marrow in an ... What are the 3 Basic Types of Blood Cells? Red blood cells (RBCs) are also called erythrocytes. They make up almost half ...

    Page last updated 02/27/2017 - 7:36am.

  7. MEDALIST Trial

    ... (MDS) with ring sideroblasts (≥ 15%) who require Red blood cell (RBC) transfusions. ...

    Clinical Trial last updated 02/22/2017 - 11:42am.

  8. Alternative Donor Transplantation with High-Dose Post-Transplantation Cyclophosphamide for Refractory Severe Aplastic Anemia

    ... Journal Title:  Biol Blood Marrow Transplant Primary ... for 3 consecutive days was 19 (range, 16 to 27) days, to red cell engraftment was 25 (range, 2 to 58) days, and to last ...

    Research Article last updated 01/24/2017 - 10:04am.

  9. 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.

  10. Recent advances in the treatment of lower-risk non-del(5q) myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS)

    ... aim of treatment is to improve anemia and decrease red blood cell transfusions. For transfusion-dependent patients with lower-risk ...

    Research Article last updated 12/09/2016 - 2:50pm.