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Platelet Count and Prediction of Bleeding in Patients With Liver Cirrhosis

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  1. Department of Infectious Diseases, Nanjing Drum Tower Hospital, The Affiliated Hospital of Nanjing University Medical School, Nanjing, Jiangsu, China

    • Rui Huang MD, PhD
    • , Jian Wang MD
    • , Juan Xia MD
    • , Zhaoping Zhang MD
    •  & Chao Wu MD, PhD

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Chao Wu, MD, PhD.

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All authors contributed equally to the letter.

Financial support

The study was supported from the National Natural Science Foundation of China (81672025 and 81702011), Medical Science and Technology Development Foundation of Nanjing (ZDX16004 and YKK16118), Nanjing Science and Technology Development Plan (201503016), Jiangsu Provincial Medical Innovation Team (CXTDA2017005) and Natural Science Foundation of Jiangsu Province for Young Scholar (BK20160121), and Nanjing Medical Science and Technique Development Foundation (QRX17121).

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Correspondence to Chao Wu MD, PhD.

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