The National Blood Clot Alliance (NBCA) is hosting an upcoming webinar for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Blood Disorders, on Thursday, March 7, 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm Eastern.
This webinar – Venous Thromboembolism in Children: 2019 Scientific Update – is being presented by NBCA’s MASAB member Neil Goldenberg MD, PhD, Director, Thrombosis Program and Director of Research, Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital, and Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Hematology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.
This webinar is free and open to public health professionals, clinicians, and researchers who desire more information about venous thromboembolism. Advance registration is required, and the number of attendees is limited. Please register here: Registration.
In this webinar, Dr. Goldenberg will discuss the key aspects of VTE in children, including risk factors, diagnosis, treatment, outcomes, prognostic factors, and prevention. He will provide the latest information about what is known regarding the relationship between overweight and obesity and VTE risk in young patients. Finally, he will review the recently released American Society of Hematology (ASH) guidelines about the treatment of pediatric VTE, as well as identify key questions for future research.
More information about this webinar can be viewed here: Informational Flyer
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