Guidance on diagnosis and management of TTS/VITT- THANZ perspective

Guidance on diagnosis and management of TTS/VITT- THANZ perspective

Date & time: 7.30pm 23 June 2021
Location: Online
Speakers: A/Prof Anoop Enjeti

 

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. 

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