MEDICAL PROCEDURES IN PATIENTS WITH CHRONIC LIVER DISEASE: THROMBOCYTOPENIA AND TRANSFUSION USE

(1) Digestive Disease Center

(2) Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston

(3) Department of Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons

(4) Clinical Transplant Research, Columbia University Medical Center, New York

(5) Division of Gastroenterology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia

(6) Liver Disease and Transplant Center, Cedars-Sinai, Los Angeles

(7) Liver Disease and Transplant Center, Mount Sinai, New York

(8) Department of Gastroenterology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester

(9) David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA, Los Angeles

(10) Research, GlaxoSmithKline, Rochester

(11) Research, GlaxoSmithKline, Collegeville, United States

(12) Research, UnitedBioSource Corporation, Montreal, Canada



This item was part of the LIVER III session at Gastro 2009 UEGW/WCOG London (17th UEGW)

This item can be cited as: Gut 2009; 58 (Suppl II) A493