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  1. My Son, the Athlete and Survivor

    ... romiplostim, but during the tapering phase his platelet count took a small jump up to 63,000. While continuing to taper, ... and basketball. Needless to say, his diagnosis and the low platelet counts have left him sitting on the bench doing stats or assistant ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 04/26/2018 - 10:04am.

  2. My Life is Making a Difference

    ... last red cell transfusion and by early June had my last platelet transfusion . One side effect of treatment with cyclosporine is ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 04/26/2018 - 10:20am.

  3. Updates from John and Isabella!

    ... to know this. The CMV medicine negatively affected his platelet counts for a while, but nothing else. So besides that, his counts ... but this is a huge improvement given that at one point my platelet level was zero. I’m happy to say that one thing that has really ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 04/26/2018 - 12:08pm.

  4. Since my diagnosis, my mission has been to fight back

    ... I received numerous blood transfusions and over 100 platelet transfusions. Eventually, things started turning around. Our ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 04/26/2018 - 10:40am.

  5. Eltrombopag versus placebo for low-risk myelodysplastic syndromes with thrombocytopenia (EQoL-MDS): phase 1 results of a single-blind, randomised, controlled, phase 2 superiority trial.

    ... and severe thrombocytopenia. Patients with a stable platelet count of lower than 30 × 109 platelets per L, aged at least ... endpoints were the proportion of patients achieving a platelet response within 24 weeks and safety. The interim analysis presented ...

    Research Article last updated 02/21/2017 - 9:49am.

  6. Immunosuppressive Therapy

    ... improves blood counts in about 7 out of 10 cases. When a platelet growth factor called eltrombopag (Promacta®) is ... ) and to decrease the risk of bleeding. It is a man-made platelet growth factor that signals your bone marrow to ...

    Topic section last updated 07/06/2018 - 11:17am.

  7. Persistent elevation of plasma thrombopoietin levels after treatment in severe aplastic anemia

    ... by 3 months after treatment, accompanying an increase in platelet counts, but stabilized at levels higher than normal. An inverse correlation was noted between TPO levels and platelet counts. The increased plasma TPO levels could be required to maintain ...

    Research Article last updated 10/23/2017 - 11:19am.

  8. Persistent elevation of plasma thrombopoietin levels after treatment in severe aplastic anemia

    ... by 3 months post treatment accompanying an increase in platelet counts, but stabilized at the levels higher than normal range. An inverse correlation was noted between TPO levels and platelet counts. The increased plasma TPO levels could be required to maintain ...

    Research Article last updated 10/02/2017 - 9:40am.

  9. Romiplostim monotherapy in thrombocytopenic patients with myelodysplastic syndromes: long-term safety and efficacy

    ... Romiplostim can improve platelet counts in about 50% of patients with low- or intermediate 1-risk ... of romiplostim in 60 patients with lower risk MDS and platelet counts ≤50 × 109 /l. The primary endpoint was adverse event (AE) ...

    Research Article last updated 07/11/2017 - 10:22am.

  10. Treatments

    ... red blood cell , white blood cell or platelet counts. ...

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