Pediatric Grand Rounds ~ Comparison of Baseline Thromboelastography in Patients with Severe Hemophil

EVENT DETAILS AND REGISTRATION

Date:November 20, 2015

Time: 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM (PT)

Location:Needleman I Conference Room ~ City of Hope

Event Is:

  • Outline  the principles and mechanisms of thromboelastography as a global coagulation assay
  • Identify differences in thromboelastography blood coagulation  kinetics between patients with severe hemophilia  A with and without inhibitors
  • Recognize the potential role of thromboelastography in monitoring response to treatment in patients with hemophilia
  • Discuss benefits of thromboelastography over classic PT and PTT to assess coagulation status in patients with severe bleeding disorders

Presenters:Vanessa Salinas, MD

ADDITIONAL DETAILS:

Objectives:

  • Outline  the principles and mechanisms of thromboelastography as a global coagulation assay
  • Identify differences in thromboelastography blood coagulation  kinetics between patients with severe hemophilia  A with and without inhibitors
  • Recognize the potential role of thromboelastography in monitoring response to treatment in patients with hemophilia
  • Discuss benefits of thromboelastography over classic PT and PTT to assess coagulation status in patients with severe bleeding disorders

Who should attend:

Physicians, pharmacists, nurses, psychologists, social workers, physical therapists, coagulation laboratory technologists

R.S.V.P.: Please Contact Jennifer James Ext. 68442

Contact:

Jennifer James