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Standardization of bleeding assessment in immune thrombocytopenia: report from the International Working Group

  1. Francesco Rodeghiero1,*,
  2. Marc Michel2,
  3. Terry Gernsheimer3,
  4. Marco Ruggeri1,
  5. Victor Blanchette4,
  6. James B. Bussel5,
  7. Douglas B. Cines6,
  8. Nichola Cooper7,
  9. Bertrand Godeau2,
  10. Andreas Greinacher8,
  11. Paul Imbach9,
  12. Mehdi Khellaf2,
  13. Robert J. Klaassen10,
  14. Thomas Kühne9,
  15. Howard Liebman11,
  16. Maria Gabriella Mazzucconi12,
  17. Adrian Newland13,
  18. Ingrid Pabinger14,
  19. Alberto Tosetto1, and
  20. Roberto Stasi15
  1. 1 Department of Cell Therapy and Hematology, San Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza, Italy;
  2. 2 Universite Paris-Est Creteil, Assistance Publique hopitaux de Paris, Hopital Henri Mondor, Department of Internal Medicine, Creteil, France;
  3. 3 Puget Sound Blood Center, University of Washington School of Medicine, Washington, WA, United States;
  4. 4 Division of Hematology/Oncology, The Hospital for Sick Children, Department of Pediatrics, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada;
  5. 5 Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY, United States;
  6. 6 Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, United States;
  7. 7 Department of Hematology, Imperial College NHS Trust, Hammersmith Hospital, London, United Kingdom;
  8. 8 Department of Immunology and Transfusion Medicine, Ernst-Moritz-Arndt-University, Greifswald, Germany;
  9. 9 University Children's Hospital Basel, Pediatric Oncology/Hematology, Basel, Switzerland;
  10. 10 Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada;
  11. 11 Jane Anne Nohl Division of Hematology and Center for the Study of Blood Diseases, Los Angeles, CA, United States;
  12. 12 Department of Cellular Biotechnology and Hematology, La Sapienza University, Roma, Italy;
  13. 13 Pathology Clinical Academic Unit - Barts and the London NHS Trust, London, United Kingdom;
  14. 14 Division of Haematology and Haemostaseology, Department of Medicine I, Medical University, Vienna, Austria;
  15. 15 Department of Haematology, St. George's Hospital NHS Trust, London, United Kingdom
  1. * Corresponding author; email: rodeghiero{at}

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