Most interesting thing in these guidelines for me is the way the advised use of steroids has changed. They now say to start reducing the dose after two or three weeks and aim to be off them completely in six weeks. That sounds wonderful compared with what many of us went through.
Oh that was quick. They were talking about how it may take a long time for everyone to agree to it at the PDSA conference this summer. Guess their wasn't much disagreement.
Need to read through the whole thing. On skimming, I'm a little disappointed they didn't go into detail about why a TPO diagnostic test is, or is not, helpful. As I recall from the relevant study, TPO level predicts TPO-RA dosage - which aligns with my ITP treatments table. Maybe I missed it in the document.
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