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.

How would you reduce the transfusion burden in a patient with CCUS?

This month, David Steensma, MD, discusses transfusion burden in a patient with clonal cytopenias of undetermined significance. And don't forget to check out next month's...

How would you manage bleeding risk in a patient undergoing spinal surgery?

This month Barbara A. Konkle, MD, discusses bleeding prevention in a patient undergoing spinal surgery. And don't forget to check out next month's clinical dilemma -...

How would you manage a patient who meets morphologic, but not molecular, criteria for...

This month, Olatoyosi Odenike, MD, discusses a patient with a morphologic presentation suggestive of acute promyelocytic leukemia (APL), but with a negative PML/RARA fusion...

How would you treat a patient with the C282Y mutation and a family history...

This month, Susan F. Leitman, MD, discusses managing a patient with the C282Y mutation and a family history of hemochromatosis. And don't forget to check...

What are the treatment options for a pregnant woman with chronic-phase CML?

This month Ayalew Tefferi, MD, discusses managing a pregnant patient with chronic-phase (CP) chronic myeloid leukemia (CML). And don't forget to check out next month's clinical...

How would you manage VTE risk in a transgender patient who needs hormone replacement...

This month, Kenneth A. Bauer, MD, discusses venous thromboembolism (VTE) risk in a transgender patient who needs hormone replacement therapy. And don't forget to check...

How would you treat a pregnant patient with type 2A von Willebrand disease?

This month Margaret V. Ragni, MD, MPH, discusses treatment options for a pregnant patient with type 2A von Willebrand disease. And don't forget to check out...

How would you treat an older patient with pancytopenia who was diagnosed with ALL?

This month Jonathan E. Kolitz, MD, discusses treating a patient with acute lymphocytic leukemia who is of advanced age. And don't forget to check out...

How should you treat a patient with lymphoma who developed “chemo brain” after R-CHOP...

This month, Carol S. Portlock, MD, discusses neurologic toxicity following R-CHOP (rituximab, cyclophosphamide, doxorubicin, vincristine, prednisone). And don't forget to check out next month's clinical dilemma...

What are treatment options for a pregnant woman with iron deficiency who has had...

This month Michael Auerbach, MD, discusses treatment options for a pregnant woman with iron deficiency who has had bariatric surgery. And don't forget to check...
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