An Unusual Consult
Dr. Moll talks about his experience with an unusual consult as a coagulationist observing an adult, male lemur with a "lame leg" from Duke Lemur Center.
A Step Forward in the Treatment of Adolescent and Young Adult B-cell Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia
Dr. Boulware and Dr. O'Dwyer discuss a study that tested the efficacy and feasibility of a pediatric regimen for adolescent and young adult patients with newly diagnosed B-
Expert opinion focused on challenging diagnostic and management issues
Dr. Kahn provides advice on recruiting and inspiring residents to subspecialize and become hematologists.
Dr. D'Souza provides insight into her approach to the diagnosis and management of monoclonal gammopathy of renal significance (MGRS).
Drs. Pemmaraju and Konopleva share their expertise treating blastic plasmacytoid dendritic cell neoplasm.
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.
March-April 2019Volume 16, Issue 2
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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