Hematological Consults in the Neuro-ICU
Join Dr. Camila Masias, a hematology and oncology physician with Miami Cancer Institute, in this discussion on hypercoagulable studies in critically ill patients. We will focus on identifying and managing heparin-induced thrombocytopenia (HIT) as a rare cause of thrombocytopenia.
Adult and Pediatric Neurologists, Neurosurgeons, Stroke Neurologists, Neuroradiologists, Diagnostic Radiologists, Critical Care Physicians, Neurointensivists, Emergency Medicine Physicians, Internal Medicine Physicians, Interventional Neuroradiologists, Family Physicians, General Internists, Rehabilitation and Pain Management Specialists, Physician Assistants, Critical Care and Neuroscience Nurses, Neurosurgery Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, as well as other specialists interested in the field of neuroscience.
- Assess when hypercoagulable studies are needed in patients with stroke and implement appropriate follow-up with abnormal hypercoagulable test result.
- Identify and manage heparin-induced thrombocytopenia (HIT) as a rare cause of thrombocytopenia in the critically ill patient.
- Utilize the 4T score in patients with suspected HIT.
Camila Masias, M.D., MPH
Medical Oncologist and Benign Hematologist
Miami Cancer Institute
Baptist Health Quality Network
Baptist Health Medical Group
Baptist Health South Florida
Camila Masias, M.D., MPH, faculty for this educational activity, has indicated that she is a consultant with Rigel Pharmaceuticals and has indicated that the presentation or discussion will not include off-label or unapproved product usage.
This online course is a highlight from the 2019 Miami Neuroscience Symposium. The following is the symposium planning committee.
Kevin Abrams, M.D., indicated that he is a consultant for Keystone Heart. He is also a shareholder in Cleerly and Keystone Heart.
Guilherme Dabus, M.D., indicated that he is a consultant for Microvention, Medtronic, Cernovus and Penumbra. He is a proctor for Medtronic. Dr. Dabus is also a shareholder in Surpass Medical/Stryker, InNeuroCo, Medina Medical/Medtronic, eLum, Three Rivers Medical and RIST.
Felipe De Los Rios La Rosa, M.D., has no relevant financial relationship with ineligible companies* to disclose.
Karel Fuentes, M.D., has no relevant financial relationship with ineligible companies* to disclose.
Bruno Gallo, M.D., indicated that he is a consultant for Surgimon, Inc. He is on the speakers' bureau for Teva, Acadia, Adamas and Sunovion. Dr. Gallo has also received grant/research support from St. Jude Medical and Medtronic.
Italo Linfante, M.D., indicated that he is a consultant for Medtronic and Stryker. Dr. Linfante is also a shareholder in InNeuroCo and Three Rivers Medical.
Alberto Pinzon-Ardila, M.D., PH.D., indicated that he is on the speakers' bureau for Sunovion and UCB.
All of the relevant financial relationships listed for these individuals have been mitigated.
Non-faculty contributors and others involved in the planning, development, and editing/review of the content have no relevant financial relationships to disclose with ineligible companies*.
*Ineligible companies -- Companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.
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