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trombosis in splenectomy

Jose R Gonzalez-Porras, Fernando Escalante, Emilia Pardal, Magdalena Sierra, Luis J Garcia-Frade, Santiago Redondo, Maryam Arefi, Carlos Aguilar, Fernando Ortega, Erik de Cabo, Rosa M Fisac, Oscar Sanz, Carmen Esteban, Ignacio Alberca, Mercedes Sanchez-Barba, Maria T Santos, Abel Fernandez, Tomas J Gonzalez-Lopez
AIM: Few studies specifically focus on elderly splenectomized immune thrombocytopenia (ITP) patients. Older patients with ITP and excellent health are often excluded from surgery splenectomy. We aimed to compare the safety and efficacy of splenectomy in elderly and non-elderly ITP patients and to examine the effect of age on therapeutic response. MATERIAL AND METHODS: We carried out a retrospective analysis of a series of 218 patients who had undergone splenectomy for ITP...
September 2013: European Journal of Haematology
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