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Pediatric and Neonatal Thrombosis and Hemostasis Subcommittee

The Subcommittee is focused on addressing clinical issues in pediatric and neonatal thrombosis and hemostasis.

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  • To address issues in area of thrombosis in children and neonates.
  • To address issues in area of hemostasis in children and neonates.
  • To develop clinical standards for evaluation of children and neonates suffering from hemostasis and thrombosis problems.
  • To develop clinical research standards recommendations in children and neonates with hemostatic and thrombotic issues.
  • To develop international collaboration using registries, cooperative cohort studies, clinical trials or other appropriate methods in rare hemostasis and thrombosis problems in children and neonates.
  • To generate, publish and distribute reports and recommendations relating to pediatric and neonatal laboratory methods, standards and patient care.
  • To collaborate with other SSC in appropriate situations.


The following are the ongoing activities and responsibilities of the Subcommittee.

  • Educational Program: To continue with the Educational Program such as the recent one in Liverpool to encourage involvement of both adult and pediatric hematologists to update themselves with current information and practices in pediatric thrombosis and hemostasis.
  • Joint SSC Work: Collaborating with other SSC chairs to promote crossover work including platelet immunology, control of anticoagulation, definition of APLA in children and other perinatal issues relevant to women’s health, as well as bleeding disorders.
  • Position Papers: Continue to generate position papers to define current status in pediatrics and related research as well as to generate clinical guidance papers.
  • Working Groups: Groups of experts (hematologists and non-hematologists) have been assembled to further develop position papers relating to a variety of pediatric issues.
  • Registry Establishment: Promoting international collaboration to develop/maintain registries for rare pediatric thrombosis and hemostasis issues. A registry for homozygous protein C deficiency (purpura fulminans) may potentially be started.

If you are a member of the Society and would like to know how to participate in the work of this group, please join the group to receive updates on activity or submit an Expression of Interest Form to the Chairman or any of the Co-Chairmen. We would be pleased to learn of your interest.


Official Communications:

Recent Forum Activity
International Survey of the Management of DIC among Pediatric HCPs
Posted by: Lacey Schmeidler, Monday, June 13, 2016
Forum: General Discussion
2015 Annual Minutes
Posted by: Lacey Schmeidler, Sunday, June 21, 2015
Forum: Annual Minutes
2014 Annual Minutes
Posted by: Anthony K. Chan, Thursday, June 19, 2014
Forum: Annual Minutes
ISTH Academy to hold first webinar on Pediatric Thrombosis in May
Posted by: Lacey Schmeidler, Tuesday, April 29, 2014
Forum: General Discussion
2014 Milwakee Agenda
Posted by: Anthony K. Chan, Thursday, October 17, 2013
Forum: General Discussion
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SSC Subcommittee Invites Participation in International Survey Regarding COVID-19 and Pregnancy
Posted in Opportunities for Participation, 19 hours ago

The SSC Subcommittee on Women's Health Issues in Thrombosis and Hemostasis invites participation in a new study: Physicians' Knowledge and Practices of Management of COVID-19 ... more »

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