Review article: thrombocytopenia in chronic liver disease and pharmacologic treatment options.

@article{Giannini2006ReviewAT,
  title={Review article: thrombocytopenia in chronic liver disease and pharmacologic treatment options.},
  author={Edoardo Giovanni Giannini},
  journal={Alimentary pharmacology & therapeutics},
  year={2006},
  volume={23 8},
  pages={1055-65}
}
In patients with liver disease, thrombocytopenia is a clinical feature that may represent an obstacle to invasive diagnostic or therapeutic procedures, chemotherapy, and anti-viral treatment. Stimulation of the bone marrow is the most promising therapeutic intervention for thrombocytopenia in patients with chronic liver disease. The description of thrombopoietin and its (de)regulation in patients with chronic liver disease have disclosed new treatment opportunities. Indeed, pharmacologic… CONTINUE READING
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