Posts - Platelet Function Testing

Jan 26, 2021 1:14pm
I [Geo] provide a quarterly series of hemostasis lectures for UAB's pathology residents and fellows. Last week, our transfusion medicine fellow, Richard Godby, MD, asked if I'd heard of "Scott syndrome." This was new to me and also to two of my colleagues. Dr.
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Jan 30, 2020 11:29am
Our January, 2020 Quick Question was based on our December 26, 2019 case, 5 YO
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Nov 26, 2019 5:57pm
Colleague and friend Mary Coleman, University of North Dakota referred a student in her Hematology class. The student told Prof. Coleman of a patient whose platelet count was chronically low. The student learned that a nurse told the patient there are foods that increase their platelets, such as pumpkin, kiwi, and pomegranate and wonders if this is true. The student referred to an Internet article, 9 Foods to Increase Blood Platelets.
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Oct 16, 2019 7:48am
George presented "Von Willebrand Factor, both Friend and Foe", a talk focused on the role of von Willebrand factor in the thrombotic microangiopathies at
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