Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (TTP) and Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome (HUS): The New Thinking

@article{Liu2001ThromboticTP,
  title={Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (TTP) and Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome (HUS): The New Thinking},
  author={Jingxuan Liu and Michael J. Hutzler and Cuizhen Li and Liberto Pechet},
  journal={Journal of Thrombosis and Thrombolysis},
  year={2001},
  volume={11},
  pages={261-272}
}
TTP and HUS are two disorders with many similarities. Though their first descriptions appeared at different time in history, there has been a trend among physicians to consider them as the same clinical entity. However, in recent years new research findings on the pathophysiology of TTP and HUS have revealed some differences between the two disorders. In this paper, we will review the current approaches to the clinical and laboratory diagnosis of TTP and HUS, as well as therapeutic strategies… CONTINUE READING