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  1. What are the treatments for aplastic anemia?

    ... go up, you are less likely to need blood from a donor (transfusion), your quality of life becomes better and your symptoms are not as ... for aplastic anemia. This drug is a platelet growth factor , but seems to stimulate growth of red cells ...

    FAQ last updated 01/04/2018 - 12:29pm.

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

    ... was 25 (range, 2 to 58) days, and to last platelet transfusion to keep platelets counts over 50 × 103/mm3 was 27.5 ...

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

  3. Interim analysis of post-marketing surveillance of eculizumab for paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria in Japan

    ... change in hemoglobin (Hb) level, the withdrawal of transfusion and corticosteroids, the change of renal function, and overall ... were observed, especially in patients with platelet count ≥150 × 109/L. Approximately 97 % of patients showed ...

    Research Article last updated 11/02/2016 - 10:39am.

  4. Design and rationale of the QUAZAR Lower-Risk MDS (AZA-MDS-003) trial: a randomized phase 3 study of CC-486 (oral azacitidine) plus best supportive care vs placebo plus best supportive care in patients with IPSS lower-risk myelodysplastic syndromes and po

    ... who may have required red blood cell or platelet transfusions. The overall response rate was 40 %, including hematologic improvement in 28 % of patients and RBC transfusion independence sustained for 56 days in 47 % of patients with ...

    Research Article last updated 06/23/2016 - 10:17am.

  5. Blood Transfusions

    ... A transfusion usually involves only certain parts of blood. These might be the ... transfusions include red blood cell transfusion and platelet transfusion . Red Blood Cell Transfusions Red blood cells ...

    Topic section last updated 03/29/2016 - 7:17pm.

  6. Left main crossover stenting in a patient with severe thrombocytopenia due to aplastic anemia

    ... 2 months earlier, he had received conservative treatment/transfusion alone because of severe thrombocytopenia and anemia ( platelet 11 × 103/μL, hemoglobin 6.4 g/dL). Refractory ...

    Research Article last updated 12/09/2016 - 2:08pm.

  7. Interim analysis of post-marketing surveillance of eculizumab for paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria in Japan

    ... change in hemoglobin (Hb) level, the withdrawal of transfusion and corticosteroids, the change of renal function, and overall ... were observed, especially in patients with platelet count ≥150 × 109/L. Approximately 97 % of patients showed ...

    Research Article last updated 08/15/2016 - 9:10am.

  8. Patient Inspires Workplace Giving

    ... over my body caused by bleeding into the skin due to low platelet counts. After I got to know what the symptoms of aplastic ... tell me to get to a hospital emergency room for a blood transfusion right away. After my first blood transfusion, I saw a ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 06/28/2016 - 8:12am.

  9. PNH - Treatment (OLD)

    ... A blood transfusion is a safe and common procedure. When you receive a transfusion, ... patients are: Red blood cell transfusion Platelet transfusion A transfusion for red blood cells takes 2 to 4 ...

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

  10. Eltrombopag Added to IST Yields Encouraging Results

    ... first, we had only hoped eltrombopag would improve the platelet transfusion frequency in patients who had not adequately responded to ...

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