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Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura: a practice guideline developed by explicit methods for the American Society of Hematology.
DIOPATHIC thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP, also I known as primary immune thrombocytopenic purpura) is a hematologic disorder for which appropriate diagnostic and treatment strategies are uncertain. InExpand
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Standardization of terminology, definitions and outcome criteria in immune thrombocytopenic purpura of adults and children: report from an international working group.
Diagnosis and management of immune thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP) remain largely dependent on clinical expertise and observations more than on evidence derived from clinical trials of high scientificExpand
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ADAMTS13 activity in thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura-hemolytic uremic syndrome: relation to presenting features and clinical outcomes in a prospective cohort of 142 patients.
Initial management of patients with thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura-hemolytic uremic syndrome (TTP-HUS) is difficult because of lack of specific diagnostic criteria, high mortality without plasmaExpand
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Splenectomy for adult patients with idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura: a systematic review to assess long-term platelet count responses, prediction of response, and surgical complications.
Splenectomy has been a standard treatment for adult patients with idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP) for more than 50 years. However, the durability of responses, the ability to predict whoExpand
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How I treat patients with thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura-hemolytic uremic syndrome.
Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (TTP) and hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS) are, in adults, clinically and pathologically indistinguishable except for the severity of renal failure. They are bestExpand
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Survival and relapse in patients with thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura.
Survival of patients with thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (TTP) improved dramatically with plasma exchange treatment, revealing risk for relapse. The Oklahoma TTP Registry is a population-basedExpand
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Clinical practice. Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura.
  • J. George
  • Medicine
  • The New England journal of medicine
  • 4 May 2006
A 40-year-old obese black woman has had weakness and epigastric pain for several weeks and diarrhea and vomiting for four days. She does not appear acutely ill; physical examination is normal exceptExpand
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Drug-induced thrombocytopenia: a systematic review of published case reports.
PURPOSE To determine the strength of clinical evidence for individual drugs as a cause of thrombocytopenia. DATA SOURCES All English-language reports on drug-induced thrombocytopenia. STUDYExpand
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How I treat patients with thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura: 2010.
Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (TTP) is the common name for adults with microangiopathic hemolytic anemia, thrombocytopenia, with or without neurologic or renal abnormalities, and withoutExpand
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The association of pregnancy with thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura–hemolytic uremic syndrome
  • J. George
  • Medicine
  • Current opinion in hematology
  • 1 September 2003
Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura–hemolytic uremic syndrome occurs more commonly in women and among women is commonly associated with pregnancy. Case series of thrombotic thrombocytopenicExpand
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