Platelet Count Response to Helicobacter pylori Eradication in Iranian Patients with Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura

@inproceedings{Payandeh2012PlateletCR,
  title={Platelet Count Response to Helicobacter pylori Eradication in Iranian Patients with Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura},
  author={Mehrdad Payandeh and Nasrollah Sohrabi and Mohammad Erfan Zare and Atefeh Nasir Kansestani and Amir hossein Hashemian},
  booktitle={Mediterranean journal of hematology and infectious diseases},
  year={2012}
}
Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP) is an autoimmune hematological disorder characterized by auto antibody-mediated platelet destruction. Although the main cause of ITP remains unclear, but its relationship with some infection was demonstrated. In recent years, many studies have demonstrated improvement of platelet counts in ITP patients after treating Helicobacter pylori infection. The aim of this study was to investigate the effects of H. pylori eradication on platelet count response in… CONTINUE READING

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