Clot thickens (or not)

November 2006
Gut;Nov2006, Vol. 55 Issue 11, p1639
Academic Journal
The article presents an overview of the investigation of bleeding tendencies in patients with cirrhosis and a trial on the evaluation on the role of platelet transfusion in clinical practice. According to the authors, bleeding in patients with cirrhosis does not correlate with abnormal coagulation tests. In addition, an effective intervention in patients with cirrhosis for the prevention or treat bleeding complications may be platelet transfusion.


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