Research News: New collaborative HHT-WG publication on prevention of serious infections in HHT

A new collaborative publication entitled Prevention of serious infections in hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia: roles for prophylactic antibiotics, the pulmonary capillaries- but not vaccination has just been published in the scientific journal Haematologica. It is co-authored by Prof. Claire Shovlin (HHT-WG Chair), Dr. Kathleen Bamford, Prof. Carlo Sabbà, Dr. Hans-Jurgen Mager,…

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Research News: New collaborative publication from HHT-WG on safety of thalidomide and bevacizumab

A new collaborative publication by the Hereditary Haemorrhagic Telangiectasia Working Group (HHT-WG) entitled Safety of thalidomide and bevacizumab in patients with hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia has been published in the Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases. It is co-authored by Prof Elisabetta Buscarini (HHT-WG Deputy Co-Chair), Dr. Luisa Maria Botella, Prof. Urban…

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Research News: New collaborative HTAD-WG publication

A new collaborative research paper entitled SMAD3 pathogenic variants: risk for thoracic aortic disease and associated complications from the Montalcino Aortic Consortium has just been published in the Journal of Medical Genetics.  It is co-authored by members of the VASCERN Heritable Thoracic Aortic Diseases Working Group (HTAD-WG) including Prof. Julie De Backer (Chair…

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Research News: New HTAD-WG Collaborative Publication

A new scientific paper entitled Expert consensus recommendations on the cardiogenetic care for patients with thoracic aortic disease and their first degree relatives has been published! This consensus statement is co-authored by several of our HTAD-WG members including Dr Marlies Kempers (Radboud university medical center), Bart Loeys (University Hospital of Antwerp),…

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Research News: New collaborative HTAD-WG publication

A new scientific publication on arterial tortuosity syndrome has been published online (advance online publication) in Genetics of Medicine. The publication, entitled Arterial tortuosity syndrome: 40 new families and literature review, is co-authored by several VASCERN HCP representatives including Prof Julie De Backer (Chair of the HTAD-WG), Dr Sophie Dupuis-Girod…

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Research News: New HTAD Scientific Publication

A new publication, co-authored by Prof Alessandro Pini (VASCERN eHealth and Training & Education Chair and HTAD-WG and MSA-WG member), entitled “Impaired Central Pulsatile Hemodynamics in Children and Adolescents With Marfan Syndrome” is now available. This study focuses on a cohort of children and adolescents with Marfan syndrome (MFS), a rare vascular…

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