Clotting Disorders

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

FDA Requires Boxed Warning for Tofacitinib

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a Safety Announcement requiring a boxed warning for the Janus kinase (JAK) inhibitor tofacitinib, indicating...
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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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Readers’ 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...

Adding Pneumatic Compression to Heparin Therapy Does Not Reduce DVT in Critically Ill Patients

According to results from the PREVENT trial, adjunctive pneumatic compression plus pharmacologic thromboprophylaxis did not lower the risk of new lower-limb deep vein thrombosis...

Europe Poised to Approve Hydroxyurea for Sickle Cell Disease

Europe’s Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) has recommended that the European Medicines Agency (EMA) grant marketing authorization to hydroxyurea for the...

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