You Make the Call

You Make the Call

Each month we’ll pick a challenging clinical question submitted through the Consult-a-Colleague program and post the expert’s response

Should I give CHOP-based therapy to a patient with peripheral T-cell lymphoma NOS?

Thursday, February 2nd, 2017
This month, Eric D. Jacobsen, MD, weighs in on administering CHOP-based therapy to a patient diagnosed with peripheral T-cell lymphoma, not otherwise specified (PTCL-NOS). You...

Would you recommend a bone marrow biopsy to complete staging and would you give...

Sunday, January 22nd, 2017
This month, Ann LaCasce, MD, weighs in about recommending a bone marrow biopsy and whether or not to give G-CSF.A 44-year-old male with no...

What should the duration of anticoagulation be for a patient with idiopathic renal infarct?

Friday, January 13th, 2017
Clinical Dilemma:  David Garcia, MD: This month, David Garcia, MD, advises on the length of anticoagulation in a patient with an idiopathic renal infarct.I have a...

How long should a patient continue anticoagulation and should she continue during pregnancy?

Sunday, January 1st, 2017
This month, Jean Marie Connors, MD, discusses how long a 31-year-old patient should continue anticoagulation and the recommendations for pregnancy.A 31-year-old female, who had...

Would you restart rituximab as part of a new chemotherapy regimen for this patient...

Thursday, December 1st, 2016
This month, Arnold S. Freedman, MD, answers a question about restarting rituximab as part of a new chemotherapy regimen for a patient with diffuse...

How should I treat a patient with SCD underoing bariatric surgery?

Tuesday, November 1st, 2016
This month, Allison King, MD, MPH, PhD, advises on how a patient with sickle cell disease (SCD) undergoing bariatric surgery should be managed.A 33-year-old female...

You Made the Call: Treating Myeloid Sarcoma After Induction Therapy

Saturday, October 1st, 2016
This month, Martin S. Tallman, MD, weighs in on the treatment for a patient with myeloid sarcoma after induction. You Made the Call! We asked,...

What to prescribe for a patient with type 1 von Willebrand disease who is...

Monday, August 1st, 2016
This month, Barbara A. Konkle, MD, answers a question about what to prescribe for a patient with type 1 von Willebrand disease who is...

What to prescribe for a patient with newly diagnosed CML who lives outside of...

Friday, July 1st, 2016
This month, Jason Gotlib, MD, MS, answers a question about what to prescribe for a patient with newly diagnosed chronic myeloid leukemia who lives...

Does this child have both beta and alpha thalassemia trait?

Wednesday, June 1st, 2016
This month, William C. Mentzer, MD, offers his advice about a pediatric patient with possible beta and alpha thalassemia trait.I have a 6-year-old, Indian...
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March 2017, Volume 3, Issue 4

This issue takes a look at diversity in the medical education system, provides a hematology drug pipeline update, and more.