TRANSFUSION AND APHERESIS SCIENCE, vol.44, no.3, pp.239-242, 2011 (SCI-Expanded)
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TRANSFUSION AND APHERESIS SCIENCE
Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
Splenectomy, Run-in regime, High dose steroid, ITP, ADULT PATIENTS, ANTI-D, DEXAMETHASONE, EFFICACY
Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated:
Background: Splenectomy is a treatment procedure for ITP which is being used for more that 50 years and is still considered as the best option for the treatment of the condition. The facts that frequent monitoring is not required and that medical treatment is not indicated following splenectomy in most cases are among the major advantages of the procedure.