Bleeding and thrombosis in cirrhotic patients: what really matters?


Bleeding complications, particularly in the gastro-intestinal tract, may complicate the clinical course of liver cirrhosis. Coexistence of abnormal global tests exploring the platelet and clotting systems generated the hypothesis that cirrhotic patients have "coagulopathy" predisposing to bleeding complications. Using more sophisticated laboratory methods… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.dld.2011.10.016


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@article{Ferro2012BleedingAT, title={Bleeding and thrombosis in cirrhotic patients: what really matters?}, author={Domenico Ferro and Francesco V Angelico and Stephen Hugh Caldwell and Francesco Violi}, journal={Digestive and liver disease : official journal of the Italian Society of Gastroenterology and the Italian Association for the Study of the Liver}, year={2012}, volume={44 4}, pages={275-9} }