OPEN IN READ APP
JOURNAL ARTICLE

Current and emerging treatments for immune thrombocytopenia

Xueqing Dou, Renchi Yang
Expert Review of Hematology 2019, 12 (9): 723-732
31237783
Introduction : Immune thrombocytopenia (ITP) is an autoimmune disease. Even though there are many treatments available, some patients remain resistant to multiple treatments. Therefore, it is very important to develop new treatment options. Areas covered : Here, the authors summarize several current and emerging treatments developed for ITP in recent years. They include a summary of their mechanisms of action and clinical trial results. Expert opinion : At present, the first-line treatment of ITP is glucocorticoid and intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIg). Other traditional therapies include splenectomy, thrombopoietin (TPO), rituximab and other immunosuppressive agents. The several emerging treatments developed recently for ITP may change the treatment pattern in the future.

Comments

You need to log in or sign up for an account to be able to comment.

No comments yet, be the first to post one!

Related Papers

Available on the App Store

Available on the Play Store
Remove bar
Read by QxMD icon Read
31237783
×

Search Tips

Use Boolean operators: AND/OR

diabetic AND foot
diabetes OR diabetic

Exclude a word using the 'minus' sign

Virchow -triad

Use Parentheses

water AND (cup OR glass)

Add an asterisk (*) at end of a word to include word stems

Neuro* will search for Neurology, Neuroscientist, Neurological, and so on

Use quotes to search for an exact phrase

"primary prevention of cancer"
(heart or cardiac or cardio*) AND arrest -"American Heart Association"