A study on the mechanism of anemia and leukopenia in liver cirrhosis.

@article{Ohki1988ASO,
  title={A study on the mechanism of anemia and leukopenia in liver cirrhosis.},
  author={Ichiro Ohki and Kazuo Dan and Shin-ichiro Kuriya and Taisei Nomura},
  journal={Japanese journal of medicine},
  year={1988},
  volume={27 2},
  pages={155-9}
}
To elucidate the mechanism of anemia and leukopenia in the patients with liver cirrhosis, we investigated hematopoietic progenitor cell contents in their bone marrow, and the effects of their sera and blood mononuclear cells on hematopoietic progenitors from normal subjects. While there was no significant difference in the number of marrow CFU-E and BFU-E between the patients with liver cirrhosis and normal subjects, the number of marrow CFU-C was significantly reduced in liver cirrhosis… CONTINUE READING