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  1. Iron chelation therapy in myelodysplastic syndromes.

    ... requires treatment. Supportive care measures such as red blood cell transfusions and erythroid colony stimulating factors are ...

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

  2. Therapy for aplastic anemia

    ... in the unrelated donor registry, including cord blood. He is red cell- and platelet transfusion -dependent. He has been recommended ...

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

  3. 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 07/20/2018 - 5:14pm.

  4. Prognostic value of self-reported fatigue on overall survival in patients with myelodysplastic syndromes: a multicentre, prospective, observational, cohort study

    ... dependency (defined as having received at least one red blood cell transfusion every 8 weeks over a period of 4 months), Eastern ...

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

  5. Paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria in pediatric patients.

    ... Journal Title:  Pediatr Blood Cancer Primary Author:  ... failure (N = 10); gross hemoglobinuria with isolated red cell anemia (N = 1); and jaundice , hepatitis, and ...

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

  6. Optimizing therapy for iron overload in the myelodysplastic syndromes: recent developments.

    ... (AML). Most MDS patients eventually require transfusion of red blood cells for anaemia, placing them at risk of transfusional iron ...

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

  7. South African Girl with PRCA Gets German Match

    ... rare bone marrow failure condition known as pure red cell aplasia (PRCA) . Her bone marrow has gone on strike and she’s not making red blood cells. What caused it remains a mystery, which has stumped doctors from ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 04/26/2018 - 10:02am.

  8. My Encounter with Aplastic Anemia

    ... doctor told me to go to the hospital right away because my blood counts were extremely low. I had no idea what that meant at the time, and ... my boyfriend, T.J., had turned into hospitals, weekly red blood cell and platelet transfusions, and lots of fear. I was ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 04/26/2018 - 10:16am.

  9. My Life is Making a Difference

    ... it was serious and even thought it could be leukemia. Blood tests were done, and when my doctor saw the results he called and told me ... for transfusions. Over the course of the next few weeks my red cells and platelets began to respond. By the end of May, I had my last red ...

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

  10. Gouldsmith Family Pulls Together for Gabby

    ... shins. She also had a persistent ear infection and I noticed red dots ( petechiae ) on her shoulders. I’m a nurse and work for a ... risking of further infection. Tests and the usual blood work were completed and results came back showing severe pancytopenia ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 04/26/2018 - 8:29am.