neutropenia


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leukopenia in which the decrease is primarily in number of neutrophils (the chief phagocytic leukocyte)

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Severe neutropenia (ANC <500/mm3) lasting more than 1 week occurred in 12% (62/503) of patients.
The neonate is usually asymptomatic, with neutropenia often being found incidentally.
Material and Methods: All cancer patients that received antineoplastic chemotherapy at Ankara University, School of Medicine, Department of Hematology between May 2004 and May 2005 and developed neutropenia were included in the study.
Among the 293 mother-infant pairs the randomised incidence of neutropenia and/or anaemia and skin rash, regardless of the study arm, was highest during the first 6 weeks of life; then from 6 weeks to 6 months, and lowest in the 6-12-month period.
Neutropenia is the most serious haematological toxicity that occurs as a result of cancer chemotherapy and can lead to chemotherapy dose reductions and/or dose delays compared with the prescribed schedule(1)
ALIMTA can suppress bone marrow function, as manifested by neutropenia,
Cancer patients with a particular genetic marker seem to be at increased risk for severe neutropenia when given the chemotherapy agent irinotecan, and they may be at risk for severe diarrhea as well, studies have shown.
Neulasta protects against neutropenia, a serious side-effect of chemotherapy, which damages the white blood cells, weakens the immune system and leads to serious and sometimes life-threatening infections.
That's why the Thousand Oaks-based biotechnology giant has hired the actor from the hit television show ``The West Wing'' to raise public awareness about a condition called neutropenia - an ailment that's brought about by chemotherapy.
Zidovudine can suppress bone marrow production of blood cells (hematologic toxicity), resulting in anemia or neutropenia.
Irvine, CA, a subsidiary of VIMRX Pharmaceuticals announced it has received a notice of allowance from the US Patent and Trademark Office for a patent covering the infusion of neutrophil (white blood cells responsible for fighting bacterial infections) precursors for the treatment of neutropenia (a common side effect of high dose chemotherapy characterized by a deficiency of neutrophils and an increased susceptibility to infection).
com/research/ks6gng/chemotherapy) has announced the addition of Global Markets Direct's new report "Chemotherapy Induced Neutropenia - Pipeline Review, H2 2012" to their offering.
Severe Myelosuppression : In Study 1, LONSURF caused severe and life-threatening myelosuppression (Grade 3-4) consisting of anemia (18%), neutropenia (38%), thrombocytopenia (5%), and febrile neutropenia (3.
Tbo-filgrastim is a short-acting recombinant type of G-CSF, indicated to decrease the duration of severe neutropenia in patients who suffer from certain kind of cancer (non-myeloid malignancies) who are on chemotherapy that affects the bone marrow.
Neutropenia is a rare and commonly reversible side effect of antidepressant treatment (1).