UK ITP Forum

Guidelines & Information

Links to ITP Guidelines, Reviews, and Advice


2019 International Consensus Update Blood Adv. 2019 Nov 26;3(22):3780-3817. doi: 10.1182/bloodadvances.2019000812 

American Society of Hematology 2019 Guidelines for Immune Thrombocytopenia Blood Adv. 2019 Dec 10;3(23):3829-3866. doi: 10.1182/bloodadvances.2019000966

Summary of ASH Guidelines for Adult, ITP, Paediatric ITP and ITP in Pregnancy 


Other Reviews, Reports and Advice

Managing antithrombotic therapy in immune thrombocytopenia: development of the TH2 risk assessment score Blood. 2018 Dec 20;132(25):2684-2686. doi: 10.1182/blood-2018-08-868406. Epub 2018 Nov 8

Immune thrombocytopenia New England Journal of Medicine NEJM 2019 Sep 5;381(10):945-955

Health‐related quality of life in children with chronic immune thrombocytopenia treated with eltrombopag in the PETIT study British Journal of Haematology  Dec 2018

A UK ITP Forum review of practice: thrombopoietin receptor agonists British Journal of Haematology Volume180, Issue 4, Feb 2018

Immune thrombocytopenia: improving quality of life and patient outcomes  Dove Press,Patient Related Outcome Measures 2018, 9:369-384 November 2018

Fatigue in adult patients with primary immune thrombocytopenia  European Journal of Haematology, Volume 86, Issue 5, pages 420–429, May 2011

Autologous 111 In-labelled platelet sequestration studies in patients with primary immune thrombocytopenia (ITP) prior to splenectomy: a report from the United Kingdom ITP Registry. 
British Journal of Haematology, Volume 151, Issue 5, pages 477–487, December 2010

Health-related lifestyle in adults and children with primary immune thrombocytopenia (ITP). 
British Journal of Haematology, Volume 151, Issue 2, pages 189–191, October 2010

Standardization of terminology, definitions and outcome criteria in immune thrombocytopenic purpura of adults and children: report from an international working group
 Blood March 12, 2009 vol. 113 no. 11 2386-2393 

Thromboembolism in adults with primary immune thrombocytopenia: a systematic literature review and meta-analysis, BMJ Best Practice

A systematic review of all published case reports describing drug-induced thrombocytopenia (including foods, beverages, and herbal remedies) Platelets on the Web, Prof. James George MD, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center