Is Hematology Having an Identity Crisis?
Drs. Naik and Lee discuss the recent hematology workforce study and its significance for the field.
Diagnostic Algorithm Reduces the Need for Radiation Exposure to Rule Out Pulmonary Embolism in Pregnant Women
Dr. Linkins looks at using algorithms based on clinical prediction rules and blood testing for D-dimer level to diagnose pulmonary embolism (PE), thus reducing the need for
In-depth articles meant to serve as a resource for practitioners, researchers, and early-career hematologists
The Hematologist Editor-in-Chief, Dr. Laura Michaelis, spoke with Drs. Charles Abrams and Sophie Lanzkron about a groundbreaking ASH initiative started approximately a year ago, the ASH Research Collaborative Sickle Cell Disease Clinical Trials Network.
Dr. Kristen O'Dwyer discusses "Three Identical Strangers," a documentary film about triplet boys born to a single mother and adopted by three separate families, who later learn of each other's existence after a chance encounter and discover they were unwitting participants in a research study.
Dr. Stephan Moll provides an update on Charlie the lemur who recently passed away, and shares a thank-you letter sent to him by the Duke Lemur Center.
Dr. Saad Usmani discusses "Empires of the Indus" by Alice Albinia, a nonfiction book about the author's travels along the river.
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.
Dr. Rachel Rosovsky and Dr. Roy Smith stress the importance of and provide a plan for creating pulmonary embolus response teams (PERTs).
In this No Data Zone piece, Drs. Tania Jain and Jeanne Palmer provide recommendations for identifying the right myelofibrosis patient and the right time in the disease course to consider allogeneic stem cell transplantation.
Drs. Marcelo Pasquini and Miguel-Angel Perales discuss the history and significance of the Center for International Blood and Marrow Transplant Research (CIBMTR), a decades-old outcomes database for hematopoietic cell transplantation that has expanded its infrastructure to capture data on cellular immunotherapies.
In this No Data Zone piece, Drs. Rafael Bejar and Mikkael Sekeres discuss CHIP in aging patients, with next steps for real-world treatment strategies.
September-October 2019Volume 16, Issue 5
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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