Eltrombopag Use in Children with Persistent and Chronic Primary Immune Thrombocytopenia in a Portuguese Pediatric Center

Authors

  • Caroline Lopes Department of Pediatrics. Hospital Dona Estefânia. Lisbon.
  • Ana Castro Hematology Unit. Hospital Dona Estefânia. Lisbon.
  • Raquel Maia Hematology Unit. Hospital Dona Estefânia. Lisbon.
  • Sara Batalha Hematology Unit. Hospital Dona Estefânia. Lisbon.
  • Paula Kjöllerström Hematology Unit. Hospital Dona Estefânia. Lisbon.

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.20344/amp.20532

Keywords:

Child, Purpura, Thrombocytopenic, Idiopathic/drug therapy, Receptors, Thrombopoietin, Thrombocytopenia/drug therapy

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References

Chen M, Fang JP, Zhou CX, Li XY, Lin SF, Xu LH. Efficacy and safety of eltrombopag in the treatment of Chinese children with chronic immune thrombocytopenia. Hematology. 2021;26:31-6.

Giordano P, Lassandro G, Barone A, Cesaro S, Fotzi I, Giona F, et al. Use of eltrombopag in children with chronic immune thrombocytopenia (ITP): a real life retrospective multicenter experience of the Italian Association of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology (AIEOP). Front Med. 2020;7:66.

Cheng X, Fu LL, Ma J, Gu H, Chen Z, Zhao L, et al. Spotlight on eltrombopag in pediatric ITP in China: a long-term observational study in real-world practice. Blood Adv. 2021;5:3799-806.

Grainger JD, Locatelli F, Chotsampancharoen T, Donyush E, Pongtanakul B, Komvilaisak P, et al. Eltrombopag for children with chronic immune thrombocytopenia (PETIT2): a randomised, multicentre, placebo-controlled trial. Lancet. 2015;386:1649-58.

Palumbo G, Farruggia P, Ramenghi U, Russo G, Borchiellini A, Spinelli M, et al. Pediatric immune thrombocytopenia: a focus on eltrombopag as second-line therapy. Hematology. 2023;28:2210906.

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Published

2024-04-01

How to Cite

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Lopes C, Castro A, Maia R, Batalha S, Kjöllerström P. Eltrombopag Use in Children with Persistent and Chronic Primary Immune Thrombocytopenia in a Portuguese Pediatric Center. Acta Med Port [Internet]. 2024 Apr. 1 [cited 2024 Apr. 23];37(4):294-5. Available from: https://www.actamedicaportuguesa.com/revista/index.php/amp/article/view/20532

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