In this 3-part series, Hematology Advisor spoke with experts about the revisions to the ASH clinical practice guidelines for venous thromboembolism.
Researchers assessed risk factors for cytomegalovirus antigenemia in pediatric patients.
Risk for proximal cancers low among patients without broad-definition anemia and/or abdominal mass.
In 2018, the National Institutes of Health was funded approximately 115 million for research of the disease.
The researchers reported more than 75% of patients achieved complete response after 1 cycle of the intensive chemotherapy regimen.
Members of 2 remote Venezuelan tribes were found to have elevated blood pressure following exposure to Western culture.
App uses color and metadata from fingernails to detect hemoglobin levels in the blood.
The guidelines were developed by over 100 experts, including hematologists, patient representatives, and other specialists.
The US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) has concluded that current evidence is insufficient for assessing the balance of harms and benefits of screening for elevated blood lead levels in asymptomatic children and pregnant women.
A 44-year-old man presents to the hospital with generalized abdominal pain, malaise, subjective low-grade fever, and a bruise on his left shin. He has an extensive medical history including HIV, hypertension, diabetes, and GERD, but he denies vomiting or diarrhea.
The use of aspirin in healthy elderly patients as a preventative strategy was associated with no prolongation of long-term disability-free survival compared with placebo.
Overall response of platelet count 50,000/L seen in 43% of patients.
Lower bleeding rate with administration once weekly, every 2 weeks vs no prophylaxis.
But in past 3 decades, decrease in late mortality seen among those who underwent BMT in childhood.
L-Glutamine oral treatment with or without hydroxyurea reduces pain crises better than placebo in individuals with sickle cell disease.
Platelet counts of 150,000/mm at time of delivery more common with pregnancy-related complications
Two devices designed to create arteriovenous fistula in patients with CKD in need of hemodialysis
More major bleeding seen at maximal activated clotting time greater than 290 seconds.
The Agency is urging manufacturers to stop marketing OTC oral drug products containing benzocaine for teething to this patient population.
Advances in new reversal agents will be key for managing patients treated with DOACs to prevent major bleeding events.
Benefits of protection with 2 doses administered over 1 month make the vaccine an important option for prevention of HBV.
With use of CD34+ cells via BB305 vector transduction, patients with severe β-thalassemia may no longer require long-term RBC transfusions as frequently or at all.
Increase in estimated population prevalence of elevated blood pressure from 11.8 to 14.2%.
A clinical prediction tool successfully forecasts subarachnoid hemorrhage management from ruptured intracranial aneurysms.
Increased frequency of television viewing may be linked to an increased risk for venous thromboembolism.
The addition of pharmacomechanical thrombolysis does not reduce the risk of post-thrombotic syndrome among patients with acute proximal deep vein thrombosis.
A 60-year-old man with a history of gastroesophageal reflux disease presents to the emergency department with 2 to 3 days of fever, non-bloody diarrhea, and a worsening non-pruritic rash.
New FDA-approved prophylactic treatment decreases bleeding episodes hemophilia A patients with factor VIII inhibitors.
An evaluation begins with a focused history and physical examination, CBC count with platelet trend, and examination of the peripheral smear.
Warfarin use may provide cancer protection across a broad range of malignant neoplasms.