6 Recommendations for further research

6.1 The Committee recommends that research should be carried out to directly compare eltrombopag with non-thrombopoietin receptor agonist treatments routinely used in UK clinical practice.

6.2 The Committee recommends research generating and analysing observational data including, but not limited to, the existing UK ITP Registry, which collects data on the long-term outcomes of patients treated with eltrombopag and romiplostim.

  • National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE)