Posts - Thrombophilia

May 15, 2021 7:25pm
Here is a significant study of a plasma component associated with thrombosis in immune thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura published by a colleague and friend, Dr. X Long Zheng, an iTTP expert, and his associate, Dr. Nancy Lu: Lu R, Zheng XL.
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Apr 29, 2021 12:15am
On Thursday, April 29, 7–8 CDT, George presents for the American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science--North Dakota via Zoom, "COVID-Coag: What the Heck is "Immuno-thrombo-inflammation?" Here is the updated six-per-page handout for my presentation.
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Apr 22, 2021 6:46pm
ISTH has chosen the title, Vaccine-induced Immune Thrombotic Thrombocytopenia [VITT] for the adverse event we identified as VAPIT on 4/15/21. ISTH has drafted the attached Interim Guidance for Diagnosis and Treatment of VITT [click]. Watch Fritsma Factor regularly for updates to this document as events unfold.
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Apr 15, 2021 1:46pm
Since the April 14 meeting of the CDC 's Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices [ACIP, click], information has become available about "Vaccine-Associated Prothrombotic Immune Thrombocytopenia" [VAPIT, or the ultimate name and acronym the scientific community ultimately settles on, if any].
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