Management of Hematologic Disorders

  • Author: David Aboulafia, MD (More Info)
  • Editors in Chief: Daniel R. Kuritzkes, MD; Joseph J. Eron, Jr., MD
  • Last Reviewed: 4/1/16 (What's New)

Summary

  • ART initiation or alteration may be used to treat thrombocytopenia in patients not at risk for bleeding; other treatment options include vincristine and anabolic steroids[Ahn 1990; Mintzer 1985]
  • Eltrombopag or romiplostim may be appropriate for some patients at risk for bleeding who have had insufficient response to other therapeutic options

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