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Perioperative and Critical Care Thrombosis and Hemostasis

This subcommittee is focused on the perioperative management of anticoagulation, coagulopathy, and bleeding in patients who require surgery, procedural interventions, or in a critical care setting, and hemostatic management of critically ill patients requiring mechanical cardiopulmonary support.

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  • To promote research and knowledge regarding assessment and management of patients with inherited or acquired impairment of hemostasis in a perioperative and critical care setting.

  • To promote research and clinical applications of hemostatic management of critically ill patients requiring mechanical cardiopulmonary support including ventricular assist devices and extracorporeal membrane oxygenation.

  • To provide a vehicle for collaborative, multidisciplinary research in this field bringing together hematologists, cardiologists, internists, surgeons, intensivists, and anesthesiologists with interest in thrombosis and bleeding in the perioperative period, including the management of antithrombotics and hemostatic factors.

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  • Periprocedural antithrombotic and bridging therapy in patients on chronic oral anticoagulant therapy: recommendations for standardized reporting of patient-related thromboembolic risk and procedural-related bleed risk
  • project began: 2019 projected end: 2019

 Official Communications

Recent Forum Activity
Please participate: Perioperative management of patients
Posted by: Lacey Schmeidler, Monday, February 12, 2018
Forum: General Discussion
Please participate: bleeding complications with DOACs
Posted by: Lacey Schmeidler, Tuesday, November 15, 2016
Forum: General Discussion
2016 Annual Minutes
Posted by: James Douketis, Thursday, June 9, 2016
Forum: Annual Minutes
2015 Annual Minutes
Posted by: Lacey Schmeidler, Wednesday, July 1, 2015
Forum: Annual Minutes
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