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New SSC Recommendations and Guidelines on Diagnosis of IPFD

Wednesday, November 19, 2014   (0 Comments)
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Diagnosis of inherited platelet function disorders: guidance from the SSC Subcommittee on Platelet Physiology

Although rare, the prevalence of inherited platelet function disorders (IPFD) is probably underestimated due to underdiagnosis [1]. IPFD are heterogeneous in severity, mechanisms, and frequency and few are characterized at the molecular level. While severe IPFD, like Glanzmann Thrombasthenia (GT) or Bernard-Soulier Syndrome (BSS), are now rather straightforward to identify, the diagnosis of most other forms is cumbersome and requires complex assays

 

View the Accepted Article of recommendations on a standardized approach to the diagnosis of IPFD from the Journal of Thrombosis and Haemostasis here

 

 


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