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  1. Myelodysplastic syndromes: 2011 update on diagnosis, risk-stratification, and management

    ... may include the use of prophylactic antibiotics and iron chelation. MANAGEMENT OF PROGRESSIVE OR REFRACTORY DISEASE: At the ...

    Research Article last updated 07/20/2018 - 5:14pm.

  2. Health-related quality of life in transfusion-dependent patients with myelodysplastic syndromes: a prospective study to assess the impact of iron chelation therapy

    ... patients with MDS receiving deferasirox therapy remains stable over time. HRQOL assessment might also provide ...

    Research Article last updated 07/20/2018 - 5:15pm.

  3. Treatments

    ... Iron Chelation Iron ...

    Topic section last updated 08/07/2018 - 2:28pm.

  4. Relation between chelation and clinical outcomes in lower-risk patients with myelodysplastic syndromes: Registry analysis at 5 years

    ... Prospective data are needed to ascertain the impact of iron chelation therapy in patients with myelodysplastic syndromes . The ...

    Research Article last updated 03/22/2017 - 11:24am.

  5. Myelodysplastic Syndromes and Iron Chelation Therapy

    ... technologies and of an expanded knowledge and application of chelation therapies to the benefit of patients with iron overload . However, extrapolation of learnings from thalassemia to the ...

    Research Article last updated 03/22/2017 - 9:11am.

  6. Experts expound on iron overload in MDS

    ... Article Link:  Excess Iron in MDS Article Source:  ... anemias know a lot about iron overload and managing iron chelation therapy . But for hematologists like myself that trained mostly in ...

    Article last updated 10/19/2016 - 10:04am.

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

    ... frequent use of red blood cell transfusions lead to iron accumulation and ultimately organ damage. Whether iron-reducing interventions such as chelation therapy can improve outcomes in this population is currently under ...

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

  8. Aplastic anemia

    ... include transfusion, G-CSF, and the administration of iron chelation agents, as well as dealing specifically with individual symptoms. ...

    Research Article last updated 11/01/2016 - 1:58pm.

  9. Iron Chelation

    ... Red blood cells contain iron. Each time you get a red blood cell transfusion you are putting ... iron overload? Iron chelation therapy is used when you have a condition called iron ...

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

  10. What are supportive therapies, also called supportive care?

    ... cell counts Antibiotics to treat infection Iron chelation therapy to treat iron overload , a side effect of having ...

    FAQ last updated 11/14/2017 - 2:29pm.