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  1. Shirley O’Brien’s Remarkable Response in a Clinical Trial

    ... six months because of likely infection due to low white blood cell counts. My treatment at the beginning was decitabine ... is no longer crowded out with leukemic cells, and the normal red cells and platelets return too. A few days after I applied to become a ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 07/19/2017 - 8:12am.

  2. AAMDSIF Liviya Anderson Research Fund

    ... age of six, Liviya was taken to the emergency room after her blood work came back from the pediatrician with dangerously low blood counts. ... platelet transfusions immediately. Liviya’s red blood cell count was so low that her body wasn’t getting the oxygen ...

    Research Fund last updated 06/08/2017 - 3:49pm.

  3. Special Issues for People with Aplastic Anemia

    ... of these things, it's a good idea to: Get a red blood cell count and a platelet count Get transfusions if ...

    Page last updated 06/08/2017 - 2:07pm.

  4. PNH - Treatment (OLD)

    ... Blood Transfusions A blood transfusion ... of transfusion available for PNH patients are: Red blood cell transfusion Platelet transfusion A transfusion ...

    Topic section last updated 03/10/2016 - 11:09pm.

  5. 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.

  6. Simona Pagliuca, MD

    ... there are damaged. This causes a deficiency of all three blood cell types ( pancytopenia ): red blood cells ( anemia ), white blood cells (leukopenia), and platelets ...

    Grant Recipient last updated 06/08/2017 - 10:43am.

  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. AAMDSIF Summer Fellowship Grant Program

    ... (BM) characterized by profound decrease of the number of red blood cells, white blood cells, and platelets in the blood stream, leading to ...

    Page last updated 05/17/2017 - 1:29pm.

  9. Eltrombopag Added to IST Yields Encouraging Results

    ... improvement in platelet counts but also noticed recovering red and white blood cells numbers. Although the magnitude of the response was somewhat ...

    Interview last updated 05/24/2017 - 7:44am.

  10. Symptoms

    ... Hemolysis is the breaking apart of red blood cells. Hemolysis happens when the complement system , a part of your ...

    Topic section last updated 03/29/2016 - 6:18pm.