Predictors of response after laparoscopic splenectomy for immune thrombocytopenic purpura

@article{Katkhouda2001PredictorsOR,
  title={Predictors of response after laparoscopic splenectomy for immune thrombocytopenic purpura},
  author={Namir Katkhouda and S. W. Grant and Eli Mavor and Miles H Friedlander and Reginald V. N. Lord and K. Achanta and Rahila Essani and Rodney Mason},
  journal={Surgical Endoscopy},
  year={2001},
  volume={15},
  pages={484-488}
}
Splenectomy has been shown to produce longterm remission in patients with immune thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP). With the development of laparoscopic splenectomy, there is renewed interest in the surgical treatment of ITP. The aim of this study was to identify factors that are predictive of outcome after laparoscopic splenectomy for ITP. A case series of 67 consecutive patients with ITP undergoing laparoscopic splenectomy was reviewed. A positive response was defined as a postoperative platelet… CONTINUE READING

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