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

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How to Treat Anemia in a Patient Who Refuses Transfusions for Religious Reasons

This month, Neil A. Zakai, MD, discusses how to treat anemia in a patient who refuses packed red blood cells. And don't forget to check out...
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From ASH Meeting on Hematologic Malignancies: Treating Patients With AML With Mutations and Minimal...

During their presentations, MHM speakers will be asking the audience how they would respond to patient cases. Audience members will vote live at the...
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From ASH Meeting on Hematologic Malignancies: Treating “Problematic” Cases of Polycythemia Vera

During their presentations, MHM speakers will be asking the audience how they would respond to patient cases. Audience members will vote live at the...
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From ASH Meeting on Hematologic Malignancies: Treating a Young Patient With Newly Diagnosed ALL

During their presentations, MHM speakers will be asking the audience how they would respond to patient cases. Audience members will vote live at the...
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How would you treat a patient with autoimmune hepatitis, grade 4 cirrhosis, and declining...

This month, Spero Cataland, MD, discusses whether a patient with thrombocytopenia has hypersplenism, immune thrombocytopenia, or both. And don't forget to check out next month's...
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Next Steps After TKIs for Patient With Chronic-Phase CML?

This month, Michael Deininger, MD, PhD, discusses treatment for a patient with chronic-phase chronic myeloid leukemia (CML) whose BCR/ABL transcript levels are rising. And don't...
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Is splenectomy a good option for a patient with hemoglobin H disease?

This month Swee Lay Thein, MD, discusses the pros and cons of splenectomy for a patient with hemoglobin H disease. And don't forget to check...
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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...
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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 -...
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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...
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August 2019, Volume 5, Issue 10

August 2019, Volume 5, Issue 10

This issue features a debate about gun control as a health care issue, a look at blood services in Israel and Palestine, and more.