Serum Thrombopoeitin: Coming of Age in Clinical Medicine
Description: Mervyn Sahud, MD, discusses the clinical relevance of thrombopoeitin, particularly for patients with thrombocytopenia, as well as the value for measuring serum thrombopoeitin for a number of suspected hematologic disorders. Presented live at the 2012 Case-Oriented Symposium on Bleeding and Thrombosis in Arlington, VA.
Learning objectives — at the conclusion of this program participants will be able to:
• Recognize role of serum thrombopoeitin in health and disease
• To learn the value of obtaining serum thrombopoeitin levels in patients with thrombocytopenia of different causes
• Discuss value of serum thrombopoeitin in various hematologic disorders associated with thrombocytosis
ASCLS P.A.C.E. credits available through April 13, 2013.