George recommends the April CAP Today article, Hemophilia Management, Tips on Monitoring Modified Replacement Therapies. The article, featuring Stefan Tiefenbacher, PhD, of Colorado Coagulation, and Rajiv K.
Posts - Bleeding Disorders
May 4, 2017 9:26am
Apr 19, 2017 9:24am
This question was posed by a participant in the Rutgers University graduate course, CLSC 5123, Advanced Hematology. Rutgers' Clinical Laboratory Science program, directed by Elaine Keohane, PhD, offers an online masters degree program with advanced coursework that atrracts laboratory supervisors and managers.
Apr 18, 2017 11:26am
This is from Demetra "Toula" Castillo, Carolinas HealthCare. Can someone please explain to me how someone with a bleeding disorder can get a PE ? She has type 2M VWD and takes Stimate for localized bleeds and gets monthly infusions of Humate-P. She also has endometriosis due to the VWD. Her last infusion was 3 weeks ago, but was treated with stimate 8 hours ago.
Apr 3, 2017 9:08am
Here is a note from a new acquaintance, colleague Marjorie (Marj) Montanus: Hello, George. I am the new Hematology/Coag instructor in the Idaho State University Medical Laboratory Science program replacing Sonya Nehr-Kenat. We have been using an old case study that describes a "friable, soft clot after 24 hours of incubation at 37°C." Could you explain more about what that term means and what diagnostic info it gives to this case study? Here is the case: