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ERN-EuroBloodNet Topic on Focus on Constitutional thrombocytopenia for health professionals

ERN-EuroBloodNet Topic on Focus on Constitutional thrombocytopenia for health professionals

A new accredited online educational program will start in September 2023.

ERN-EuroBloodNet Topic on Focus on Constitutional Thrombocytopenia is an accredited European online educational program targeting health professionals organized by the ERN-EuroBloodNet and in partnership with the CRPP (Frence Reference Center for Inherited Platelet Disorders) and the Filière MHEMO (French Constitutional Bleeding Disorders Network).

The program consists of a cycle of webinars focused on Constitutional Thrombocytopenia developed in collaboration with three experts, Prof. Marie-Christine Alessi and Dr. Paul Saultier from Assistance Publique-Hôpitaux de Marseille (member of the ERN) and Dr. Mathieu Fiore from CHU Bordeaux.

The main objective of this program is to disseminate up-to-date knowledge among interested haematologists, internists, paediatricians, or other healthcare providers to give visibility to cutting-edge advances in the field of Consitutional Thrombocytopenia. This group of rare diseases is characterized by thrombocytopenia associated with a variable bleeding tendency. Some of these diseases are also associated with a predisposition to developing serious additional illnesses (e.g. haematological malignancies, renal impairment, deafness, immune deficiency). There is a high need for education addressing pathophysiology and molecular basis, diagnosis, complications, and treatments of this group of disorders.

Each webinar will be held on Wednesday at 5 pm (CEST), once per month, starting from the 20th of September 2023 to the 18th of December 2024. 

The following topics will be covered:

  1. Pathogenesis of inherited thrombocytopenia
  2. Suspecting inherited thrombocytopenia
  3. Blood smears combined with immunofluorescence facilitate diagnosis in patients suspected for inherited platelet disorders
  4. MYH9-related disease
  5. Constitutional thrombocytopenia related to GPIb-IX-V complex defects
  6. Thrombocytopenia due to transcription factor defects and leukemia predisposition
  7. Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome and X-linked thrombocytopenia
  8. Amegakaryocytic thrombocytopenia with or without skeletal abnormalities
  9. Inherited thrombocytopenia: clinical cases (Part 1)
  10. Constitutional thrombocytopenia and bleeding risk
  11. Benefits and limitations of high-throughput sequencing for the diagnosis of constitutional thrombocytopenia
  12. Constitutional thrombocytopenia: management of heavy menstrual bleedings
  13. Constitutional thrombocytopenia: management of pregnancy
  14. Inherited thrombocytopenia and inherited thrombocytopathia: clinical cases (Part 2)
  15. Platelet transfusions and other hemostatic therapies in inherited thrombocytopenia   

You are able to sign up for the full programme of webinars or to each one individually! Visit the dedicated section for detailed information.