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Good Practice Paper: Cytomegalovirus serological testing in potential allogeneic haematopoietic stem cell transplant recipients

Good Practice Paper: Cytomegalovirus serological testing in potential allogeneic haematopoietic stem cell transplant recipients

October 7, 2021

Dr Suzy Morton presents a short podcast on the Good Practice Paper: Cytomegalovirus serological testing in potential allogeneic haematopoietic stem cell transplant recipients. 

Dr Morton discusses the following:

1) The background and importance of cytomegalovirus serological testing

2) Explaining the recommendations

3) A short summary of the importance on key messages from this good practice paper

 

Dr Suzy Morton is a Consultant in clinical haematology and blood transfusion at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, University Hospitals Birmingham and NHS Blood and Transplant. She is the transfusion representative on the West Midlands Haematology Specialty Training Committee and the educational lead for haematology SpRs at QEHB. Suzy is a transfusion representative on the BSH Education committee.

Good Practice Paper: Management of cardiovascular complications of bruton tyrosine kinase inhibitors (BTKi)

Good Practice Paper: Management of cardiovascular complications of bruton tyrosine kinase inhibitors (BTKi)

September 13, 2021

Dr Nilima Parry Jones introduces the podcast for the Good Practice Paper: Management of cardiovascular complications of bruton tyrosine kinase inhibitors (BTKi).

This good practice paper aims to help clinicians in recognising, understanding and appropriately managing cardiovascular complications of BTKi in order to optimise outcomes for patients.

The podcast is to take the form of a question and answer session between Dr Renata Walewska and Professor Gregory Lip.

 

Dr Nilima Parry-Jones is a Consultant Haematologist at the Aneurin Bevan Local Health, Wales and an executive member of the UK CLL Forum.

Dr Renata Walewska is a Consultant Haematologist at the Royal Bournemouth Hospital and Chair of the UK CLL Forum.

Professor Gregory Lip is Price-Evens Chair of Cardiovascular Medicine at the University of Liverpool and Director of the Liverpool Centre for Cardiovascular Science and the University of Liverpool and Liverpool Heart & Chest Hospital.

Guidelines for the clinical and laboratory diagnosis of heritable platelet disorders in adults and children

Guidelines for the clinical and laboratory diagnosis of heritable platelet disorders in adults and children

August 27, 2021

Dr Keith Gomez presents a short podcast on the Guidelines for the clinical and laboratory diagnosis of heritable platelet disorders in adults and children.

 

Dr Gomez discusses the following:

1) Why we need this guideline now

2) Clinical assessment of heritable platelet disorders

3) Laboratory investigations of heritable platelet disorders

 

This guideline replaces the previous British Committee for Standards in Haematology guideline published in 2011 on laboratory diagnosis of heritable disorders of platelet function.1 The remit has been expanded to include clinical diagnosis and heritable thrombocytopenia under the overarching term heritable platelet disorder (HPD). Acquired disorders such as immune thrombocytopenia and drug-induced platelet dysfunction are not covered.

Also, Dr Gomez presented this guideline at the BSH ASM Guidelines session and this is available to view.

Dr Keith Gomez is the Chair of the BSH Haemostasis and Thrombosis Task Force and the President of the British Society of Haemostasis and Thrombosis. He currently is a Consultant Haematologist and Associate Professor in Haemostasis in the Haemophilia Centre and Thrombosis Unit at the Royal Free Hospital in London. 

 

Guideline on Management of sickle cell disease in pregnancy

Guideline on Management of sickle cell disease in pregnancy

August 20, 2021

Dr Eugene Oteng-Ntim presents a short podcast on the Guideline on Management of sickle cell disease in pregnancy.

The purpose of this guideline is to describe the management of sickle cell disease (SCD) in pregnancy in the UK.

It will cover the following: preconception screening and antenatal

Intrapartum and postnatal management of women with the condition.

It will not cover the management of women with sickle cell trait. Updates from the previous guideline1 include new information on pre-implantation genetic diagnosis (PGD), more comprehensive information on pre-conceptual screening and medication review, updated information on thromboprophylaxis, aspirin and vitamin D, changes to advice on antenatal care including frequency of ultrasonography (USS) scanning. It also includes reference to the most recent National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) and RCOG guidelines. 

Also, this guideline was presented at the Guidelines Session at the ASM 2021 and the presentation can be found in our list of podcasts.

Dr Oteng-Ntim is a Consultant Obstetrician and Head of Obstetrics at Guy's and St Thomas NHS Trust Foundation. He is a Honorary Reader in Women's Health (KCL) and Honorary Associate Professor in Epidemiology and Population Health (LSHTM).

Guidelines for the management of adult myelodysplastic syndromes

Guidelines for the management of adult myelodysplastic syndromes

June 29, 2021

Dr Sally Killick presents a short podcast to discuss prognosis, diagnosis and management of adult MDS on the following guidelines:

Guidelines for the diagnosis and evaluation of prognosis of adult myelodysplastic syndromes

and Guidelines for the management of adult myelodysplastic syndromes.

 

Dr Sally Killick is a Consultant Haematologist at the University Hospitals Dorset NHS Foundation Trust. She is the chair of the Myelodysplastic syndrome (DS) clinical study group for the National Cancer Research Institute (NCRI). Her area of speciality are myeloid cancers    (myelodysplastic syndromes- MDS and myeloproliferative neoplasms) and lymphoma. 

BSH ASM: Guidelines Session Question and Answer for General Haematology Presentations

BSH ASM: Guidelines Session Question and Answer for General Haematology Presentations

May 26, 2021

British Society Haematology Virtual Annual Scientific Meeting Guidelines Session 2021 

 

General Haematology Presentations Question and Answer with Eugene Oteng-Ntim and Nick Cross; hosted by Jo Howard.


BSH ASM: Guidelines Session  Presentation GPP The use genetic tests to diagnose and manage patients with myeloproliferative and myeloproliferative/myelodysplastic neoplasms, and related disorders

BSH ASM: Guidelines Session Presentation GPP The use genetic tests to diagnose and manage patients with myeloproliferative and myeloproliferative/myelodysplastic neoplasms, and related disorders

May 26, 2021

British Society for Haematology Virtual Annual Scientific Meeting Guidelines Session 2021

 

Professor Nick Cross presents the Good Practice Paper The use genetic tests to diagnose and manage patients with myeloproliferative and myeloproliferative/myelodysplastic neoplasms, and related disorders. The good practice paper aims to be published summer 2021.

 

Professor Nick Cross is Professor of Human Genetics within Medicine at the University of Southampton and Director for Wessex Regional Genetics Laboratory Salisbury.

 


BSH ASM: Guidelines Session  Presentation GL Management of sickle cell disease in pregnancy

BSH ASM: Guidelines Session Presentation GL Management of sickle cell disease in pregnancy

May 26, 2021

British Society for Haematology Virtual Annual Scientific Meeting Guidelines Session 2021

 

Dr Eugene Oteng-Ntim presents on the draft Guidelines Management of sickle cell disease in pregnancy. The guideline is now published .

 

Dr Oteng-Ntim is a Consultant Obstetrician and Head of Obstetrics at Guy's and St Thomas NHS Trust Foundation. He is a Honorary Reader in Women's Health (KCL) and Honorary Associate Professor in Epidemiology and Population Health(LSHTM).


BSH ASM: Guidelines Session Question and Answer for Haemostasis and Thrombosis Presentation

BSH ASM: Guidelines Session Question and Answer for Haemostasis and Thrombosis Presentation

May 26, 2021

British Society Haematology Virtual Annual Scientific Meeting Guidelines Session 2021 

 

Haemostasis and Thrombosis Presentations Question and Answer with Keith Gomez and Will Lester; hosted by Jo Howard.


BSH ASM: Guidelines Session  Presentation GL The Assessment of bleeding risk prior to surgery or invasive procedures by Will Lester

BSH ASM: Guidelines Session Presentation GL The Assessment of bleeding risk prior to surgery or invasive procedures by Will Lester

May 26, 2021

British Society for Haematology Virtual Annual Scientific Meeting Guidelines Session 2021

 

Dr Will Lester presents on the draft Guidelines on The Assessment of bleeding risk prior to surgery or invasive procedures.  The guidelines aims to be published by the end of 2021 early 2022.

 

Dr Lester is a Honorary Haematology Consultant at University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust and deputy chair of the BSH Haemostasis and Thrombosis Task Force. 


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