The Effects of Helicobacter pylori Eradication Therapy for Chronic Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura

@inproceedings{Hwang2016TheEO,
  title={The Effects of Helicobacter pylori Eradication Therapy for Chronic Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura},
  author={Jae Jin Hwang and Dong Ho Lee and Hyuk Sung Yoon and Cheol Min Shin and Young Soo Park and Nayoung Kim},
  booktitle={Gut and liver},
  year={2016}
}
BACKGROUND/AIMS The aim of this study was to evaluate the ability of Helicobacter pylori eradication treatment to increase platelet counts in Korean patients with chronic idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP). METHODS A total of 102 patients were evaluated against two criteria. First, those diagnosed with H. pylori infections in whom eradication was successful were assigned to the H. pylori-positive and -eradicated group (n=39), whereas those diagnosed with H. pylori infections in whom… CONTINUE READING

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