Archive for August, 2020

 
 

ISTH Guidance on the diagnosis and management of PT-VWD

August 2020. To help physicians and specialists better diagnose and manage PT-VWD, ISTH has released a guidance document. It is a communication from the Platelet Physiology Subcommittee of the ISTH. This is now published in J Thromb Haemost. 2020 Aug;18(8):1855-1858. doi: 10.1111/jth.14827

 
New PT-VWD Mutation Reported at ISTH 2020 Virtual Meeting

New PT-VWD Mutation Reported at ISTH 2020 Virtual Meeting

August, 2020. A novel p.R111Q variant in the LLR5 domain of the GPIb alpha is predicted to increase affinity of the protein receptor to its ligand VWF. This was reported at the ISTH 2020 virtual congress https://www.isth2020.org/. Read the abstract and review poster at ISTH Academy here