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Spleen/Hematology

Resident Leader: Shruti Zaveri
Faculty Reviewer: Dr. Bassilly-Marcus (Backup: Manasia)
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SG 2:
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SCORE topics (Year 2/2):

  • Assessment of Coagulation

  • Inherited and Acquired Disorders of Coagulation

  • Normal Mechanisms of Hemostasis and Coagulation

  • Transfusion - Indications, Risks, Type and Crossmatch, and Component Therapy

  • Venous Thromboembolism

  • Prophylaxis of Venous Thromboembolism

SCORE procedure (Year 2/2):

  • Vena Caval Filter - Insertion

Small group topics:

  • Junior: indications and options for long term VTE prophylaxis

  • Senior: evidence for restrictive transfusion strategy in surgical patients

Large Group Activity:

  • Questions/Cases

Assigned Reading:

Junior level chapters

  • Sabiston Ch 12 Surgical Complications, Ch 10 Principles of Preoperative and Operative Surgery

  • Greenfield Ch 6 Hemostasis, Ch 10 Critical Care

 Senior level chapters

  • Mastery Ch 2, Ch 6

  • Cameron’s Blood Transfusion Therapy in Trauma, Coagulation Issues and the Trauma Patient, Coagulopathy in the Critically Ill Patient

 Procedure-focused reading

  • Dimick Ch 85 Deep Venous Thrombosis


Reminder! The following “off-year” topics are NOT being covered but you should review for the ABSITE!

 

SCORE topics (Year 1/2):

  • Hypersplenism - Secondary and Splenomegaly

  • Splenic Abscess, Cysts and Neoplasms

  • Hemolytic Anemias

  • Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura

  • Postsplenectomy Sepsis

  • Splenectomy

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