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Thrombocytopenic Coagulopathies

  • Cassandra Wasson
  • Albert Kelly
  • David Ninan
  • Quy Tran
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Abstract

This chapter discusses the most common thrombocytopenic coagulopathies, such as idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP), thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (TTP), and drug-induced platelet disorders. It discusses their treatment and their effect on anesthetic management of these patients.

Keywords

Autoimmune thrombocytopenic purpura Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP) Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (TTP) Drug-induced platelet disorders Pseudothrombocytopenia 

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© Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2019

Authors and Affiliations

  • Cassandra Wasson
    • 1
  • Albert Kelly
    • 1
  • David Ninan
    • 2
  • Quy Tran
    • 3
  1. 1.Riverside University Health System - Medical CenterMoreno ValleyUSA
  2. 2.Riverside University Health System - Medical CenterLoma LindaUSA
  3. 3.Harbor–UCLA Medical CenterTorranceUSA

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