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Predictive and Diagnostic Variables in Thrombotic Disease

This subcommittee is focused on promoting knowledge translation and facilitating collaborative research relating to the diagnostic and predictive utility of clinical and biochemical markers of cardiovascular disease and thrombosis.

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  • To promote education and research relating to determinants, both clinical and biochemical, of venous and arterial thromboembolic disease.
  • To enhance patient care by determining the diagnostic and prognostic importance of clinical and biochemical predictors of cardiovascular disease.
  • To promote collaborations among clinical investigators and, where feasible, to pool patient databases so as to enable more reliable and precise assessments of the clinical utility of established and emerging markers of cardiovascular disease. 


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

  • To develop an education program for the Annual SSC Meeting that will provide clinicians with a practical application of recent developments relating to determinants/prediction rules relating to cardiovascular disease that will guide diagnosis, management and prognostic assessment.
  • To provide a forum for clinical investigators to update findings from completed studies and to solicit support for ongoing or planned studies.
  • To provide a vehicle for members of the ISTH, especially young members and aspiring clinical investigators, to engage in clinical research, partake in collaborative activities and develop contacts in this field.

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
2016 Annual Minutes
Posted by: Suzanne Cannegieter, Friday, July 15, 2016
Forum: Annual Minutes
2015 Annual Minutes
Posted by: Lacey Schmeidler, Sunday, June 21, 2015
Forum: Annual Minutes
2014 Annual Minutes
Posted by: Paul A. Kyrle, Thursday, June 19, 2014
Forum: Annual Minutes
2014 Milwakee Agenda
Posted by: Paul A. Kyrle, Monday, October 7, 2013
Forum: General Discussion
2013 Annual Minutes
Posted by: James Douketis, Wednesday, June 19, 2013
Forum: Annual Minutes
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Related Group News

ISTH Awards the Robert P. Grant Medal to J. Evan Sadler
Posted in ISTH News, Monday, November 26, 2018

The International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis (ISTH) has awarded the Robert P. Grant Medal, the highest honor of the Society, to J. Evan Sadler, ... more »

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