ISN-ISTH Webinar: Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (TTP) — Supporting Implementation of the ISTH Guidelines

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ISN-ISTH Webinar: Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (TTP) — Supporting Implementation of the ISTH Guidelines

ISTH TTP guidelines

Thrombotic microangiopathy (TMA) is characterized by thrombocytopenia, microangiopathic hemolytic anemia, and organ injury, including AKI. Although TMA can be associated with significant morbidity and mortality, a systematic approach to is critical to early diagnosis and subsequently specific therapy which can result in improved outcomes. Dr. Radhakrishnan will review diagnosis and management of the TMAs.

ISTH recently published new clinical practice guidelines for both diagnosis and management of patients with TTP. Dr. Flora Peyvandi will touch on key recommendations from the guidelines in order to properly identify and treat TTP.

 

Learning objectives:

  • Pathogenesis, classification and discussion of main types of TMA
  • How to identify and diagnose TTP
  • New treatment guidelines for TTP

 

Further reading:

ISTH TTP Guidelines

Anticomplement therapies in “secondary thrombotic microangiopathies”: ready for prime time?

Guidelines on the diagnosis and management of thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura and other thrombotic microangiopathies

ISN-ISTH Webinar: Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (TTP) — Supporting Implementation of the ISTH Guidelines

29/6/20213:00pm CEST1 hour

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