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Prognostic Factors of Pereira et al in Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura and the Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome

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Hematology Oncology
Clinical Laboratory

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Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (TTP) and the Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome (HUS) feature microthrombi in small blood vessels and are associated with a poor prognosis if left untreated. Use of plasma exchange has improved survival, but the outcome may be affected by a number of clinical factors. The authors are from Barcelona, Spain.

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