Hematology

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Questions discussed in this category


Does having a concurrent consumptive process e.g. DIC change your management? 

- Dialysis catheter used for hemodialysis- RIJ thrombus in dialysis catheter was incidentally found- Patient asymptomatic with no prior history of VTE...

While thrombophilia testing is not routinely recommended prior to starting OCPs, how about after the development of a VTE?

Provoked or unprovoked VTE: Do you use D-Dimer (or even repeat imaging to reassess residual clot) in any capacity to guide anticoagulation duration? E...

Ref: EINSTEIN-CHOICE and AMPLIFY-EXT Would you approach this differently in patients with inherited thrombophilias?

Is there a preferred strategy of transfusional support versus reduced-dose anticoagulation during the duration of thrombocytopenia?

Would you offer this routinely or only if specific complications arise, such as distal emboli?

Would it make a difference if the VTE diagnosis occurs during bevacizumab therapy or whether it preceded the cancer diagnosis?


Papers discussed in this category


Acta Paediatr., 2020 Mar 23

Blood Transfus, 2018 Oct 24

J Thromb Haemost, 2018 May 08

Blood, 2013-12-05

Blood Adv,

Blood,