The incidence of immune thrombocytopenia (ITP) in England has sharply increased in young women and elderly men, according to a study in the European Journal of Haematology.
Based on a single-center cohort, researchers described ITP as having a mild clinical course, often asymptomatic, but noted several challenges in managing chronic ITP. The study was published in Hamostaseologie.
In Frontiers in Medicine, researchers concluded that gut microbiota composition may contribute to the pathology of ITP, and described several plasma-to-bacteria associations.
Devesh Rai, MD, describes an Australian study that proposed a novel methodology of cardiac magnetic resonance (CMR) imaging that demonstrated performance comparable to the EMB-based surveillance strategy.
The hosts of the CardioNerds podcast relay presentations from the SCAI 2022 Scientific Sessions related to cardiogenic shock and two promising new aspects for care.