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Antifibrinolytics (lysine analogues) for the prevention of bleeding in people with haematological disorders

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We evaluated the evidence about whether giving antifibrinolytics (tranexamic acid or epsilon-aminocaproic acid) to people with a low platelet count prevents bleeding and whether these antifibrinolytics are associated with side effects. Our target population was people with haematological disorders who have a low platelet count and would usually be treated with platelet transfusions. We did not include people with immune thrombocytopenia because they are not usually...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
RDM
Sub department:
RDM Clinical Laboratory Sciences
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
RDM
Role:
Author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
RDM
Sub department:
RDM Clinical Laboratory Sciences
Role:
Author
More by this author
Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
RDM
Sub department:
RDM Clinical Laboratory Sciences
Role:
Author
More by this author
Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDORMS
Role:
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Publisher:
Cochrane Collaboration Publisher's website
Journal:
Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews Journal website
Volume:
2016
Issue:
3
Publication date:
2016-03-01
Acceptance date:
2016-03-15
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ISSN:
1469-493X
Source identifiers:
610643

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