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Antiplatelet drugs for polycythaemia vera and essential thrombocythaemia

  1. Alessandro Squizzato1,*,
  2. Erica Romualdi2,
  3. Francesco Passamonti3,
  4. Saskia Middeldorp4

Editorial Group: Cochrane Haematological Malignancies Group

Published Online: 30 APR 2013

Assessed as up-to-date: 31 OCT 2012

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD006503.pub3


How to Cite

Squizzato A, Romualdi E, Passamonti F, Middeldorp S. Antiplatelet drugs for polycythaemia vera and essential thrombocythaemia. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2013, Issue 4. Art. No.: CD006503. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD006503.pub3.

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Insubria, Research Center on Thromboembolic Disorders and Antithrombotic Therapies, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, School of Medicine, Varese, Italy

  2. 2

    University of Insubria, Department of Clinical Medicine, Varese, Italy

  3. 3

    Ospedale di Circolo e Fondazione Macchi, Division of Hematology, Department of Internal Medicine, Varese, Italy

  4. 4

    Academic Medical Center, Department of Vascular Medicine, Amsterdam, Netherlands

*Alessandro Squizzato, Research Center on Thromboembolic Disorders and Antithrombotic Therapies, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Insubria, c/o Medicina 1, Ospedale di Circolo, viale Borri, 57, Varese, 21100, Italy. alexsquizzo@libero.it. alessandro.squizzato@uninsubria.it.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: New search for studies and content updated (no change to conclusions)
  2. Published Online: 30 APR 2013

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[Figure 1]
Figure 1. Risk of bias summary: review authors' judgements about each risk of bias item for each included study.
[Figure 2]
Figure 2. Study flow diagram (PRISMA).
[Figure 3]
Figure 3. Forest plot of comparison: 1 Polycythaemia vera, outcome: 1.1 Mortality for thrombotic events.
[Figure 4]
Figure 4. Forest plot of comparison: 1 Polycythaemia vera, outcome: 1.2 All cause mortality.
[Figure 5]
Figure 5. Forest plot of comparison: 1 Polycythaemia vera, outcome: 1.4 Minor bleeding.
[Figure 6]
Figure 6. Forest plot of comparison: 1 Polycythaemia vera, outcome: 1.3 Major bleeding.
[Analysis 1.1]
Analysis 1.1. Comparison 1 Polycythaemia vera, Outcome 1 Mortality for thrombotic events.
[Analysis 1.2]
Analysis 1.2. Comparison 1 Polycythaemia vera, Outcome 2 All cause mortality.
[Analysis 1.3]
Analysis 1.3. Comparison 1 Polycythaemia vera, Outcome 3 Major bleeding.
[Analysis 1.4]
Analysis 1.4. Comparison 1 Polycythaemia vera, Outcome 4 Minor bleeding.