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 treat a patient with aplastic anemia who refuses transfusions for religious...

This month, Neil A. Zakai, MD, discusses how to treat a patient with aplastic anemia who has religious objections to allogeneic blood product. And don't...

What are treatment options for a patient with c-Myc positive diffuse large B-cell lymphoma?

This month David Straus, MD, discusses treatment options for a patient with c-Myc positive diffuse large B-cell lymphoma. And don't forget to check out next...

How to treat an older patient with CML and a sudden ANC drop?

This month, Michael W. Deininger, MD, PhD, discusses myelosuppression in a patient with chronic myeloid leukemia. And don't forget to check out next month's clinical...

How to manage bleeding risk in a pregnant patient with factor XI deficiency?

This month, Jean Marie Connors, MD, discusses how to manage the bleeding risk in a pregnant patient with factor XI deficiency. Also check out  next...

What are the prescribing options in the case of anticoagulation failure in deep vein...

This month, Joel S. Bennett, MD, discusses the possibility of novel oral anticoagulant failure in a patient with deep vein thrombosis. And don't forget to...

How should this patient with severe macrocytic anemia be managed?

This month, Ruben A. Mesa, MD, discusses treatment options for a 73-year-old male patient with severe macrocytic anemia. Also check out next month's clinical dilemma...

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

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...

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

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...

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?

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...
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Current Issue

October 2018, Volume 4, Issue 12

This issue features a look at the Right to Try debate, a breakdown of how epigenetics are used in hematology, and more.