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  1. Ruxolitinib Phosphate in Treating Patients With Chronic Neutrophilic Leukemia or Atypical Chronic Myeloid Leukemia

    ... 90 days of day 1, cycle one Subjects must have platelet count greater than 25,000 per microliter at baseline and at the ... requiring therapeutic doses of anticoagulation or anti- platelet therapies (aspirin above 81 mg daily, Plavix or similar agents) ...

    Clinical Trial last updated 06/06/2016 - 2:18pm.

  2. Lower-Risk MDS: Diagnosis and Treatment Options

    ... neutrophil count less than 1,800/uL and platelet count less than 100,000/mm3. The second criterion is the ... anemia , or a low white blood cell count, or is it a low platelet count?   Anemia is the most frequent problem in MDS, affecting ...

    Interview last updated 05/18/2012 - 1:28pm.

  3. 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 our surprise, we observed not only an improvement in platelet counts but also noticed recovering red and white blood cells numbers. ...

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

  4. AAMDSIF Liviya Anderson Research Fund

    ... what was wrong, all they knew was she needed blood and platelet transfusions immediately. Liviya’s red blood cell count ...

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

  5. Special Precautions

    ... clots Can cause serious bleeding in people with a low platelet count May require platelet transfusions before surgery. If you do have surgery, it is a ...

    Topic section last updated 09/08/2017 - 12:34pm.

  6. What are the symptoms of low blood counts?

    ... and a stuffy nose. Get skin infections. Low Platelet Count A low platelet count is called thrombocytopenia . If you have a low ...

    FAQ last updated 04/28/2016 - 4:49pm.

  7. Overlap Syndromes: When PNH Appears with Aplastic Anemia or MDS

    ... marrow), a chronically high white blood cell or platelet count, especially if they have the JAK2 mutation . Does ... may not be not be able to receive anticoagulants if their platelet count is low. Conversely, for a PNH/aplastic anemia patient, there ...

    Interview last updated 05/14/2015 - 1:53pm.

  8. ASH 2012 - Reviewing MDS Progress from Research and Clinical Perspectives

    ... purpura (ITP). Patients with ITP have a low platelet count, not because of a bone marrow problem, but due to an ... earlier studied in patients with MDS who also have a low platelet count and in the largest study, it was found that romiplostin did improve platelet counts in about 40 to 50% of MDS patients with low platelet counts.  ...

    Interview last updated 02/07/2013 - 1:28pm.

  9. Symptoms

    ... Low Platelet Counts A low platelet count is called thrombocytopenia . If you have a low ...

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

  10. Keith McCrae, MD

    ... have analyzed the levels of circulating endothelial cell, platelet , monocyte , and red blood cell -derived microparticles and ... patients compared to normal controls. The endothelial cell, platelet, and monocyte-derived microparticle levels do not appear significantly ...

    Grant Recipient last updated 02/27/2017 - 7:05am.