Risk and mortality of gastrointestinal hemorrhage in patients with thrombocytopenia: Two nationwide retrospective cohort studies

Published: 23 October 2015
Author(s): Po-Han Lo, Yu-Feng Huang, Chuen-Chau Chang, Chun-Chieh Yeh, Chia-Yau Chang, Yih-Giun Cherng, Ta-Liang Chen, Chien-Chang Liao
Issue: October 2015
Section: Original Article

The association between thrombocytopenia (TP) and gastrointestinal hemorrhage was not completely understood. The purpose of this study is to evaluate the risk of gastrointestinal hemorrhage and post-hemorrhage mortality in patients with TP.