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  1. Iron chelation therapy in myelodysplastic syndromes.

    ... requires treatment. Supportive care measures such as red blood cell transfusions and erythroid colony stimulating factors are ...

    Research Article last updated 10/11/2011 - 5:58pm.

  2. Prolonged survival with improved tolerability in higher-risk myelodysplastic syndromes: azacitidine compared with low dose ara-C.

    ... more and longer haematological responses and increased red blood cell transfusion independence . Azacitidine prolonged overall ...

    Research Article last updated 10/11/2011 - 5:58pm.

  3. 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.

  4. MEDALIST Trial

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

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

  5. PNH - Treatment (OLD)

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

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

  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. Iron Chelation

    ... Basics Red blood cells contain iron. Each time you get a red blood cell transfusion ...

    Topic section last updated 06/23/2016 - 3:56pm.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. Types

    ... blasts in the bone marrow and the peripheral blood. It is now used less frequently than the WHO classification, but is ... RA (Refractory Anemia ) – Low red blood cell count that can’t be treated with iron or vitamins ...

    Topic section last updated 11/14/2016 - 1:11pm.