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Table 3 Therapy regime depending on the number of patients treated per year

From: ESPED survey on newly diagnosed immune thrombocytopenia in childhood: how much treatment do we give?

  Number of patients treated per year
    0–5   6–10   > 10
   n % n % n %
Distribution   116 58 54 27 29 15
Platelet count/μl   8444 ± 9115 13926 ± 15410 6776 ± 12310
Intensive care unit No 36 31.3% 0 0.0% 0 0.0%
Yes 79 68.7% 54 100% 29 100%
Hematological outpatient clinic No 94 81.0% 34 62.9% 3 10.3%
Yes 22 18.9% 20 37.0% 26 89.7%
Therapy No 50 43.1% 25 46.3% 9 31.0%
Yes 66 56.9% 29 53.7% 20 68.9%
Therapy modality None 50 43.1% 25 46.3% 9 31.0%
IVIG 27 23.3% 18 33.3% 13 44.8%
GC 22 18.9% 6 11.1% 2 6.9%
IGIV and GC 10 8.6% 2 3.7% 4 13.8%
Blood products alone 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 1 3.5%
Blood products, IVIG + GC 7 6.0% 3 5.56% 0 0.0%