A risk model for thrombocytopenia requiring platelet transfusion after cytotoxic chemotherapy.

  • J Y Blay, Axel le Cesne, +7 authors I Ray-Coquard
  • Published 1998 in Blood
Severe thrombocytopenia is a rare but life-threatening side effect of cytotoxic chemotherapy for which risk factors are not well known. Our objective was to delineate a risk model for chemotherapy-induced thrombocytopenia requiring platelet transfusions in cancer patients. Univariate and multivariate analysis of risk factors for chemotherapy-induced… (More)