Clotting Disorders

Clotting Disorders

A collection of features and news articles published in ASH Clinical News related to clotting disorders.

How I Treat In Brief

How I Treat in Brief: Venous Thromboembolism in Sickle Cell Disease

Arun S. Shet, MD, from the NIH’s National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, and Ted Wun, MD, from UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center in...

FDA Expands Rivaroxaban’s Indication to Include Hospitalized Patients

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the direct oral anticoagulant rivaroxaban for the prevention of venous thromboembolism (VTE) in hospitalized, acutely ill...

Representing Hemostasis and Thrombosis: An Interview With Roy Silverstein, MD

2019 American Society of Hematology (ASH) President Roy Silverstein, MD, speaks about the goals of the ASH Working Group on Hemostasis and Thrombosis. What is...
You Make the Call

Reader Responses: How would you treat a patient with a prolonged PTT and antiphospholipid...

Here’s how readers responded to a You Make the Call question about a patient with a prolonged PTT and antiphospholipid antibodies. Disclaimer: ASH does not...
You Make the Call

How would you treat a patient with a prolonged PTT and antiphospholipid antibodies?

This month, Caroline Berube, MD, discusses treatment for a patient with a prolonged PTT and antiphospholipid antibodies. And don't forget to check out next month's...

Male Sex, Factor V Leiden Mutation Increase Recurrent VTE Risk After First Cerebral Venous...

A new study found that male sex and factor V Leiden mutation were associated with a higher risk of recurrent venous thromboembolism (VTE) after...

FDA Requires Boxed Warning for Tofacitinib

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a Safety Announcement for the Janus kinase (JAK) inhibitor tofacitinib, after finding that patients taking...

Early Vena Cava Filter Placement Fails to Reduce Embolic Risk in Severely Injured Patients

Placement of an inferior vena cava (IVC) filter in patients with a contraindication to prophylactic anticoagulation who have recently been admitted to the hospital...
You Make the Call

What could provoke venous thromboembolisms in two teenaged siblings?

This month, Leslie J. Raffini, MD, discusses treating large venous thromboembolisms in two teenaged siblings. And don't forget to check out next month's clinical dilemma -...
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Reader Responses: What could provoke venous thromboembolisms in two teenaged siblings?

Here’s how readers responded to a You Make the Call question about large venous thromoembolisms in two teenaged siblings. Disclaimer: ASH does not recommend or...
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