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Efficacy and safety of anti-D for treatment of adults with immune thrombocytopenia.
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PMID:  19757326     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
This study was planned to assess the response of anti-D in patients with immune thrombocytopenia (ITP). Twenty adults (8 males: 12 females) with a median age 33.5 years (19-59 years) were included. Nine patients had newly-diagnosed ITP, 6 had persistent ITP and 5 had chronic ITP. The overall response rate was 65%. Patients with newly diagnosed ITP showed response rates of 77% (7/9), persistent ITP had response rates 50% (3/6) and patients with chronic ITP had response rates of 60% (3/5). The median time to response was 3 days (1-11 days). There was no correlation of response with age, sex, severity of bleeding, presenting platelet counts, ABO blood group or prior steroid or IVIG response.
Naithani; Kumar; Mahapatra; Tyagi; Saxena
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2009-9-15
Journal Detail:
Title:  Platelets     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1369-1635     ISO Abbreviation:  Platelets     Publication Date:  2009 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-9-16     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9208117     Medline TA:  Platelets     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  1-3     Citation Subset:  -    
Department of Hematology, All India Institute of Medical Science, New Delhi, India.
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