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Old Fri May 18, 2012, 02:55 PM
Birgitta-A Birgitta-A is offline
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Iron chelation

Hi All,
Here is a study about iron chelation in MDS patients.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22564985
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Old Fri May 18, 2012, 03:02 PM
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Iron chelation

When I read the abstract a second time I have a feeling that they mixed the figures - the chelated patients should have a lower SF level than the non-chelated patients.
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Old Sun May 20, 2012, 01:00 AM
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Thank you, Birgitta, for all your posts here.
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Catherine, wife of Bruce age 75; diagnosed 6/10/11 with macrocytic anemia, neutropenia and mild thrombocytopenia; BMB suggesting emerging MDS. Copper deficient. Currently receiving procrit and neuopogen injections weekly, B12 dermal cream and injections, Transfusions ~ 5 weeks.
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Old Sun May 20, 2012, 04:30 AM
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Hi Catherine,
Thank you for the kind words ! You post much info too. We all learn a lot while we search info and read what other members found.
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