Use of rFVIIa in 4 children with Glanzmann thrombasthenia.

  title={Use of rFVIIa in 4 children with Glanzmann thrombasthenia.},
  author={L A Valentino},
  journal={Journal of pediatric hematology/oncology},
  volume={28 10},
  • L A Valentino
  • Published 2006 in Journal of pediatric hematology/oncology
Inherited deficiencies of platelet surface glycoproteins, such as Glanzmann thrombasthenia (GT), occasionally result in severe bleeding episodes. Platelet transfusion is considered standard therapy for securing hemostasis in subjects with GT when local measures and antifibrinolytic agents are inadequate. We describe 4 case studies which suggest that… CONTINUE READING