Thrombosis and thrombocytopenia syndrome is now a well described complication of COVID vaccines. This presentation will provide an overview of the diagnostic approach with a discussion on the limitations of the tests that more commonly available. A management guidance, based on the Australian experience, will be presented with a focus on how to treat the more severe cases such as cerebral venous sinus thrombosis (CVST). Finally, global data will be discussed with a focus on how to recognize and manage these complications early.
About the speaker
A/Prof Anoop Enjeti is a senior staff Haematologist and Director of Haematology at John Hunter Hospital, Newcastle Australia. He is also the president of THANZ (Thrombosis and Haemostasis society of Australia and New Zealand) and part of VITT/TTS advisory group which has led the development of guidance and national policy in Australia and New Zealand for vaccine associated thrombotic and bleeding complications.