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Thrombotic Microangiopathies

  • C. Adrie
  • E. Azoulay

Abstract

Since the first description in 1925, thrombotic microangiopathies (TMA) have led to one of the most exciting fields of ongoing research to elucidate the pathophysiologic mechanisms responsible for this disorder. We shall review some of the classic clinical knowledge and more recent breakthroughs in the understanding of the mechanisms involved and the controversial treatments.

Keywords

Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura Platelet Transfusion Simplify Acute Physiology Score Thrombotic Microangiopathy Plasma Infusion 
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