Diagnosis and management of chronic ITP: comments from an ICIS expert group

@article{Grainger2010DiagnosisAM,
  title={Diagnosis and management of chronic ITP: comments from an ICIS expert group},
  author={John David Grainger and P H B Bolton-Maggs and Bertrand Godeau and Jim Bussel and Hugo Donato and Mohsen Saleh Elalfy and Ina Hainmann and Axel C. Matzdorff and Hannes M{\"u}ller-Beissenhirtz and Alicia Rov{\'o} and Andr{\'e} Tichelli},
  journal={Annals of Hematology},
  year={2010},
  volume={89},
  pages={11-17}
}
Immune thrombocytopenia (ITP) is a common disorder in children and adults. In a patient with newly diagnosed ITP, the treatment strategy is relatively well defined. Second-line treatments are more controversial, and the management of chronic ITP is even more so. During the 3rd ICIS Expert Meeting on Consensus and Development of Strategies in ITP, held in Basel on September 3–5, 2009, a group of experts were tasked with reaching a consensus on some frequently asked questions relating to… CONTINUE READING