Pediatric Oncology


Questions discussed in this category

Is it different than early mobility that we always encourage?

While follow up ultrasound is not usually recommended in provoked DVT, it often is done either for other reasons or by other physicians. Would this in...

Common thought is that FVIII may be used for differentiating coagulopathy in liver disease (normal to increased, from reduced clearance of VWF/FVIII) ...

Specifically, asymptomatic subsegmental PE diagnosed within a month from planned bilateral mastectomy for breast cancer. 

Would you consider low dose indefinite anticoagulation in any scenario? Any difference in approach between hematological malignancy and solid tum...

In the absence of concerning bleeding or thrombosis, family history of coagulopathy, current anticoagulant use, or malnutrition

I.e., what constitutes well-controlled cancer, IBD, nephrotic syndrome, etc. What other diseases do you put in this category (obesity, autoimmune dise...

How would the approach differ if the patient had a significant bleeding phenotype vs only minor bruising and mucosal bleeding?

FVL heterozygotes are often treated similarly to the general population. Aside from avoiding other VTE risk factors, are there situations where prophy...

Would you offer indefinite anticoagulation if the event is unprovoked and the patient has low bleeding risk? 

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...

Have you used anticoagulants other than coumadin? Or is that the only appropriate agent given monitoring is based on PT/INR?

While this is a known risk factor for venous [Meijers et al NEJM 2000] and potentially arterial [Yang et al, Am J Clin Pathol 2006] thrombosis, it is ...

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

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

Papers discussed in this category

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Blood, 2018 Jul 12

Ann. Intern. Med., 2019 Oct 15

Blood Transfus, 2018 Oct 24

J Thromb Haemost, 2018 May 08

BMJ, 2008 May 20


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Thrombosis and haemostasis, 2019 Oct 28

Journal of thrombosis and haemostasis : JTH, 2021 Apr 01