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  1. Types

    ... you have moderate aplastic anemia:  You may have low blood cells counts, but not as low as with severe aplastic anemia.  You ... microliter. Your reticulocyte (young red blood cell ) count is less than 20,000 per microliter.  Your ...

    Topic section last updated 04/19/2016 - 3:36pm.

  2. Effectiveness of lenalidomide in patients over 75 vs. patients under 75 with RBC transfusion-dependent low/int-1-risk MDS and del5q

    ... with deletion 5q abnormalities who are dependent on red blood cell (RBC) transfusions.  This approval was based on the results of ...

    Research Review last updated 05/02/2016 - 9:32am.

  3. Efficacy and Safety of Eltrombopag In Patients With Severe and Very Severe Aplastic Anemia

    ... eltrombopag will lead to fewer platelet transfusions, red blood cell transfusions, and fewer bleeding events. The investigators ...

    Clinical Trial last updated 04/25/2016 - 10:42am.

  4. Donor Umbilical Cord Blood Transplant With or Without Ex-vivo Expanded Cord Blood Progenitor Cells in Treating Patients With Acute Myeloid Leukemia, Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia, Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia, or Myelodysplastic Syndromes

    ... phase II trial studies how well donor umbilical cord blood transplant with or without ex-vivo expanded cord blood progenitor ... may help the patient's bone marrow make stem cells, red blood cells, white blood cells, and platelets. It is not yet known whether ...

    Clinical Trial last updated 04/27/2016 - 1:17pm.

  5. A Study of Luspatercept (ACE-536) to Treat Anemia Due to Very Low, Low, or Intermediate Risk Myelodysplastic Syndromes (MEDALIST)

    ... IN SUBJECTS WITH RING SIDEROBLASTS WHO REQUIRE RED BLOOD CELL TRANFUSIONS Status:  ...

    Clinical Trial last updated 04/21/2016 - 1:16pm.

  6. Eculizumab Protects Against TE and Prolongs Survival in Patients with Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria: An International PNH Registry Study

    ... likely to have thromboembolism were those who had recent red blood cell transfusions, a history of liver problems, and headaches. ...

    Research Review last updated 05/02/2016 - 9:26am.

  7. Pregnancy in Bone Marrow Failure Disease

    ... is premature birth. Other complications include the need for blood and platelet transfusions, anticoagulation with blood thinners, ... at New York University, specializing in the conditions of red cells, platelets and hematologic malignancies. She has been engaged in ...

    Interview last updated 01/13/2017 - 9:28am.

  8. Disease Won't Run My Life

    ... care physician. One day later, after receiving a blood test, my physician called and instructed me to have someone drive me ... the nurse began transfusing the first of three units of red blood cells, doctors began coming in to meet the woman “whose blood ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 05/10/2016 - 3:36pm.

  9. Epoetin Alfa

    ... Epoetin alfa can help improve red blood cell counts in bone marrow failure disease patients whose ...

    Drug last updated 03/24/2016 - 12:32pm.

  10. Darbepoetin Alfa

    ... agents (ESAs). Darbepoetin alfa can help improve red blood cell counts in bone marrow failure patients whose natural ...

    Drug last updated 03/24/2016 - 12:32pm.