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Old Fri Jan 18, 2013, 02:29 PM
riccd2001 riccd2001 is offline
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Lightbulb Came across this today...

Not trying to be flippant but sometimes another viewpoint can provide an interesting departure from our daily battles with MDS and AA.

http://www.wisegeek.com/is-deoxygenated-blood-blue.htm

Take a few minutes and have a look.
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Ric: Low-risk MDS (blasts <4%); 4 cycles Revlimid no positive response; PRBC transfusion dependent; so far, 392'units' over 8 3/4 years; BMB #4 (15/04/01) shows evolution to AML (blasts 20-30%) 47,XY,del(5) (q22q35),+21[24][cp24]/46,XY(1).
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Old Fri Jan 18, 2013, 06:53 PM
Neil Cuadra Neil Cuadra is online now
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Thanks Ric.

It's worth knowing that the circulatory diagrams we're used to seeing use blue for veins simply to distinguish them from arteries, not to indicate that the blood has a blue tint!

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Old Fri Jan 18, 2013, 08:35 PM
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This is not about the colour of blood.....however i did find it fascinating watching the Lance Armstong interview...everthing he took and did was familiar....only on this forum it is used to stay alive....just wonder what he did for iron overload....Kate
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