Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (TTP)

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Lecture Overview

Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (TTP) is a haematologic disease characterised by clotting in the microvasculature, thrombocytopenia and anaemia with the potential for multi-organ failure. In this lecture, apheresis nurse Jessica Klass provides an overview of this potentially life-threatening condition, looking at its pathophysiology, symptoms and treatments.
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CPD18m of CPD
First Published13 December 2022
Updated13 December 2022
Expires
13 December 2024
Learning Tools
Topics
Blood
Chronic Illness
Clinical Assessment
Haematology