Eltrombopag before procedures in patients with cirrhosis and thrombocytopenia

Antonio Grieco, Nh Afdhal, Eg Giannini, G Tayyab, A Mohsin, J Lee, A Andriulli, L Jeffers, J Mchutchison, P Chen, K Han, F Campbell, D Hyde, A Brainsky, D Theodore

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Abstract

Eltrombopag is an oral thrombopoietin-receptor agonist. This study evaluated the efficacy of eltrombopag for increasing platelet counts and reducing the need for platelet transfusions in patients with thrombocytopenia and chronic liver disease who are undergoing an elective invasive procedure.
Lingua originaleEnglish
pagine (da-a)716-724
Numero di pagine9
RivistaNew England Journal of Medicine
Volume367
DOI
Stato di pubblicazionePubblicato - 2012

Keywords

  • Adolescent
  • Adult
  • Aged
  • Aged, 80 and over
  • Benzoic Acids
  • Chronic Disease
  • Double-Blind Method
  • Female
  • Hemorrhage
  • Humans
  • Hydrazines
  • Liver Cirrhosis
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Platelet Count
  • Platelet Transfusion
  • Pyrazoles
  • Receptors, Thrombopoietin
  • Surgical Procedures, Elective
  • Thrombocytopenia
  • Young Adult

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