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DITP Publications

1. Systematic reviews, with updates to Oct 2008, of all English-language reports of patients with drug-induced thrombocytopenia. The data from these reports is presented in the database of single case reports and group patient reports on this website:

George JN, Raskob GE, Shah SR, Rizvi MA, Hamilton SA, Osborne S, Vondracek T: Drug-induced thrombocytopenia: A systematic review of published case reports. Ann Int Med 129:886-890, 1998. [Full Text]

Rizvi MA, Kojouri K, George JN: Drug-induced thrombocytopenia: an updated systematic review (letter). Ann Int Med 134: 346, 2001. [Full Text]

Hibbard AB, Medina PJ, Vesely SK: Reports of drug-induced thrombocytopenia (letter). Ann Int Med 138: 239, 2003. [Full text]

Li X, Hunt L, Vesely SK. Drug-induced thrombocytopenia: An updated systematic review, 2004. Ann Int Med 142: 474-475, 2005. [Full Text]

Li X, Swisher KK, Vesely SK, George JN: Drug-induced thromboctyopenia: an update systematic review, 2006. Drug Safety 30: 185-186, 2007. [Full Text]

2. Quinine-induced thrombocytopenia can be very difficult to diagnose, because patients may assume their doctor is not interested in such a common medicine taken only occasionally. The subject of this report tells his story here in “Calvin’s Story”.

Kojouri K, Perdue JJ, George, JN: Occult quinine-induced thrombocytopenia. J Oklahoma State Med Assoc 93:519-521, 2000.

3. Systematic review of thrombocytopenia associated with complementary and alternative medicines, herbal remedies, nutritional supplements, foods, and beverages.

Royer DJ, George JN, Terrell DR. Thrombocytopenia as an adverse effect of complementary and alternative medicines, herbal remedies, nutritional supplements, foods, and beverages. Eur J Haematol. 2010 May; 84(5): 421-9. [Full Text]

4. Comparison of identification of drugs associated with thrombocytopenia by (1) literature review, (2) detection of drug-dependent antibodies, (3) data mining of the FDA's adverse event reporting system database.

Reese JA, Li X, Hauben M, Aster RH, Bougie DW, Curtis BR, George JN, Vesely SK. Identifying drugs that cause acute thrombocytopenia: an analysis using three distinct methods. Blood, 1st edition posted June 8, 2010. [Full Text] [Supplemental Table]

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