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Review article: pharmacological approaches for the treatment of thrombocytopenia in patients with chronic liver disease and hepatitis C infection

Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics

Dec 6, 2007

Nezam Afdhal, John G McHutchison

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Patients with chronic liver disease and hepatitis C virus (HCV) frequently experience thrombocytopenia that complicates the management of their disease. Traditional therapy for thrombocytopenia consists of platelet transfusion, which can be associated with significant safety and economi...read more

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Biochemical Pathway
Thrombocytopenia
Eltrombopag
Megakaryocytes
Thrombopoiesis
Thrombopoietin Receptor
Chronic Liver Disease
Erythropoiesis Stimulating Agents
Hepatitis C
Liver Diseases
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Review article: pharmacological approaches for the treatment of thrombocytopenia in patients with chronic liver disease and hepatitis C infection

Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics

Dec 6, 2007

Nezam Afdhal, John G McHutchison

PMID: 17958517

DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2036.2007.03511.x

Abstract

Patients with chronic liver disease and hepatitis C virus (HCV) frequently experience thrombocytopenia that complicates the management of their disease. Traditional therapy for thrombocytopenia consists of platelet transfusion, which can be associated with significant safety and economi...read more

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Biochemical Pathway
Thrombocytopenia
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Megakaryocytes
Thrombopoiesis
Thrombopoietin Receptor
Chronic Liver Disease
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Hepatitis C
Liver Diseases

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