The U.S. Blood System: Under Pressure
Dr. Menitove discusses obstacles and pressure on U.S. blood centers and the U.S. blood supply.
Ground-Breaking Trial Shows Aspirin Is As Effective As Rivaroxaban Following Hip and Knee Arthroplasty
Dr. Linkins looks at evidence that demonstrates that aspirin is as effective as oral anticoagulant rivaroxaban post hip and knee arthroplasty in a significant subset of pat
Expert opinion focused on challenging diagnostic and management issues
Dr. Sweet presents the case of a 48-year-old woman with chronic-phase chronic myeloid leukemia being treated effectively with imatinib, and contemplates whether the patient is a candidate for a trial of tyrosine kinase inhibitor cessation.
Dr. Lazarus and Dr. Ljungman discuss the optimal approach to prevent cytomegalovirus infection in patients undergoing allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplantation in 2018.
Dr. Lisa Baumann Kreuziger recommends an approach to antithrombotic therapy management in adults undergoing left ventricular assist device placement.
Drs. Miles Conrad, Melissa Dickey, Steven Hetts and Andrew Leavitt discuss approaches to hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia.
Drs. Andrea Baines and Ann Farrell explain the process of obtaining an investigational agent outside of a clinical trial through expanded access programs.
Dr. Moss evaluates a case that requires CAR-T cell therapy and discusses practical issues hematologists should be aware of during introduction of this treatment.
Dr. Hausdorff discusses use of the SPIKES protocol to more efficiently deliver bad news to patients and their families.
Dr. Berube and Dr. Dietrich discuss their approach to the diagnosis and management of von Willebrand disease during pregnancy.
Dr. Stieglitz and Dr. Koegel discuss genetic markers and risk stratification algorithms to guide individualized treatment of juvenile myelomonocytic leukemia.
Dr. Dunbar and Dr. Shaz look at indications for therapeutic plasma exchange (TPE) in the setting of thrombotic microangiopathy (TMA).
May-June 2018Volume 15, Issue 3
A new Compendium providing updated clinical information to "Ask the Hematologist" articles published in The Hematologist from 2010 to 2015 is now available.
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