Research News: Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia WG publication on the safety of direct oral anticoagulants

The Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia Working Group (HHT WG) has just published an article entitled Safety of direct oral anticoagulants in patients with hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia in the Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases. It is equally co-authored by one member of EuroBloodNet. This publication examined the safety of three direct oral…

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Research News: New Heritable Thoracic Aortic Diseases Working Group (HTAD WG) Collaborative Publication

A new collaborative publication entitled Genetic counselling and testing in adults with congenital heart disease: A consensus document of the ESC Working Group of Grown-Up Congenital Heart Disease, the ESC Working Group on Aorta and Peripheral Vascular Disease and the European Society of Human Genetics has just been published in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology.  It is co-authored by members of the VASCERN Heritable Thoracic Aortic Diseases Working Group (HTAD-WG) including Prof. Julie De Backer (Chair of HTAD-WG) and Prof. Guillaume Jondeau (Co-Chair of HTAD-WG), Prof. Bart…

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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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