Is Hematology Having an Identity Crisis?
Drs. Naik and Lee discuss the recent hematology workforce study and its significance for the field.
Diagnostic Algorithm Reduces the Need for Radiation Exposure to Rule Out Pulmonary Embolism in Pregnant Women
Dr. Linkins looks at using algorithms based on clinical prediction rules and blood testing for D-dimer level to diagnose pulmonary embolism (PE), thus reducing the need for
Expert opinion focused on challenging diagnostic and management issues
Drs. Chancellor Donald and Cindy Leissinger discuss their approach to acquired thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (TTP) with multiple relapses.
Dr. Daniel Lenihan discusses whether ibrutinib therapy can increase the risk of serious rhythm disturbances.
Dr. Gary Lyman examines the safety and efficacy of biosimilars approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
Dr. Kahn provides advice on recruiting and inspiring residents to subspecialize and become hematologists.
Dr. D'Souza provides insight into her approach to the diagnosis and management of monoclonal gammopathy of renal significance (MGRS).
Drs. Pemmaraju and Konopleva share their expertise treating blastic plasmacytoid dendritic cell neoplasm.
Dr. Sweet presents the case of a 48-year-old woman with chronic-phase chronic myeloid leukemia being treated effectively with imatinib, and contemplates whether the patient is a candidate for a trial of tyrosine kinase inhibitor cessation.
Dr. Lazarus and Dr. Ljungman discuss the optimal approach to prevent cytomegalovirus infection in patients undergoing allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplantation in 2018.
Dr. Lisa Baumann Kreuziger recommends an approach to antithrombotic therapy management in adults undergoing left ventricular assist device placement.
Drs. Miles Conrad, Melissa Dickey, Steven Hetts and Andrew Leavitt discuss approaches to hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia.
September-October 2019Volume 16, Issue 5
A new Compendium providing updated clinical information to "Ask the Hematologist" articles published in The Hematologist from 2010 to 2015 is now available.
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