Author | James B. Bussel, MD

Articles

Consider Thrombotic Microangiopathy in Pediatric and Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant Patients

September 13, 2011

The article by Dr. George is of great use to the practicing clinician, not only in the hematology-oncology setting but also in general practice or emergency medicine.

Update on Eltrombopag for ITP

December 01, 2009

Eltrombopag (Promacta) is the first orally absorbed, small-molecule, thrombopoietin receptor (TPO-R) agonist, approved (on November 20, 2008) by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of chronic immune thrombocytopenia (ITP) in patients who have relapsed following treatment with corticosteroids, immunoglobulins, and/or splenectomy.