HEPATITIS MONTHLY, vol.14, no.5, 2014 (SCI-Expanded)
Article / Article
Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
Liver Cirrhosis, Thrombocytopenia, Thrombopoietin, CHRONIC LIVER-DISEASE, CHRONIC HEPATITIS, INFECTION, TRANSPLANTATION
Anadolu University Affiliated:
Background: Patients with cirrhosis usually have thrombocytopenia in discrete levels. The mechanism of thrombocytopenia is thought as splenic sequestration and destruction of platelets, impaired bone marrow generation and diminished hepatic thrombopoietin synthesis.