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  1. 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.

  2. Resources to Help

    ... all patients to receive bone marrow or umbilical cord blood transplant when needed. Patient Advocate Foundation/ Equal ... Nocturna Centro de Investigación Biomédica en Red de Enfermedades Raras (CIBERER) Feder Foundation: Spanish ...

    Topic section last updated 09/28/2017 - 11:58am.

  3. Debby Cook, Feeling at home in the muddy water

    ... when I was no longer neutropenic (low number of white blood cells), we were out for lunch and I saw a sign for a yoga studio.  I ... that I get to be his mom. Today I feel good.  My red blood cell counts, white blood cell counts and platelets are ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 09/11/2017 - 8:30am.

  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. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  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. 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.

  10. 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.