Pediatric Oncology


Questions discussed in this category

The patient has no personal history of VTE, but has positive family history of VTE.  Any prophylactic anticoagulation options? How would manage...

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

Should we stop checking factor VIII levels as part of thrombosis workup?

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...

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

Acta Paediatr., 2020 Mar 23

Blood Transfus, 2018 Oct 24

J Thromb Haemost, 2018 May 08

Blood, 2013-12-05

Blood Adv,


Semin Hematol,

Autoimmun Rev, 2017 Sep 09