Chapter 26. Isoimmune Thrombocytopenia

  1. John T. Queenan MD Professor Chairman Emeritus2,
  2. John C. Hobbins MD Professor of Obstetrics3 and
  3. Catherine Y. Spong MD Chief4
  1. Jane Cleary-Goldman MD and
  2. Mary E. D'Alton MD

Published Online: 30 APR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444312904.ch26

Protocols for High-Risk Pregnancies, Fourth Edition

Protocols for High-Risk Pregnancies, Fourth Edition

How to Cite

Cleary-Goldman, J. and D'Alton, M. E. (2009) Isoimmune Thrombocytopenia, in Protocols for High-Risk Pregnancies, Fourth Edition (eds J. T. Queenan, J. C. Hobbins and C. Y. Spong), Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444312904.ch26

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Georgetown University School of Medicine, 3257 N Street NW, Washington, DC 20007, USA

  2. 3

    University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 4200 East 9th Avenue, B-198, Denver, CO 80262, USA

  3. 4

    National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Center for Developmental Biology and Perinatal Medicine, Pregnancy and Perinatology Branch, National Institutes of Health, 6100 Executive Bivd, Bethesda, MD 20892-7510, USA

Author Information

  1. Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 622 West 168th Street, PH16, New York, NY 10032-3784, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 APR 2009
  2. Published Print: 9 SEP 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405125796

Online ISBN: 9781444312904

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Keywords:

  • isoimmune thrombocytopenia;
  • idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP);
  • reticuloendothelial system (RES);
  • automated complete blood cell (CBC) reports;
  • maternal antiplatelet IgG antibody

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Pathophysiology

  • Diagnosis

  • Antepartum Management

  • Intrapartum Management

  • Conclusions

  • Suggested Reading