Clinical Edge

Summaries of Must-Read Clinical Literature, Guidelines, and FDA Actions

This Week's Must Reads

HIT Incidence During Obstetric Hospital Admissions, Am J Perinatol.; ePub 2018 Feb 8; Sagaram, et al

Endoscopy for GI Bleeds in Severe Thrombocytopenia, Gastrointest Endosc; ePub 2018 Feb 1; Ramos, et al

Does This Predict Acute Pain in Children with SCD? , Am J Hematol; ePub 2018 Jan 25; Willen, et al

Ibuprofen Use in Alcohol-Related Thrombocytopenia , Hosp Pharm; 2018 Feb; Muhammad, Tomko, et al

Romiplostim-Treated Patients: No Increased AML Risk, Lancet Haematol; ePub 2018 Jan 25; Kantarjian, et al

Clinical Guidelines

New Choosing Wisely Guidance on BMT Released , Biol Blood Marrow Transplant; ePub 2018 Jan 19; Bhella, et al

Cochrane on Oral Blood Thinners in People with Ca , Cochrane; 2017 Dec 29; Kahale, Hakoum, et al

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CLL

Prognostic Testing Patterns, CLL Outcomes Assessed, Clin Lymphoma Myeloma Leuk; ePub 2017 Dec 5; Mato, et al

Liver Dysfunction in Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia, Am J Hematol; ePub 2017 Oct 19; Hampel, et al

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Aggressive Lymphomas

Triggers of Hypercalcemia in Patients with NHL, Clin Lymphoma Myeloma Leuk; ePub 2017 Dec 29; Shallis, et al

Hyperglycemia During Certain Chemo Regimens in NHL, Leuk Lymphoma; ePub 2017 Dec 18; Lamar, et al

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AML

Outcomes in Older Transplant Patients with AML/MDS , Biol Blood Marrow Transplant; ePub 2017 Dec 27; Tsai, et al

Venetoclax Regimens Assessed in Patients with AML, Am J Hematol; ePub 2017 Dec 23; DiNardo, et al

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Transfusion Medicine

Cochrane Evaluates Red Blood Cell Transfusion Policies, Cochrane Database Syst Rev; 2017 Jan 27; Estcourt, et al

Comparison of Red Blood Cell Transfusion Utilization, J Thromb Haemost; ePub 2016 Oct 28; Belk, et al

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Hodgkin Lymphoma

Treatments for Advanced Hodgkin’s Lymphoma Studied, N Engl J Med; 2018 Jan 25; Connors, Jurczak, et al

Chemo-Alone vs Combo Regimens in Advanced NHL , Clin Lymphoma Myeloma Leuk; ePub 2017 Dec 29; Song, et al

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Indolent Lymphoma

Hyperglycemia During Certain Chemo Regimens in NHL, Leuk Lymphoma; ePub 2017 Dec 18; Lamar, et al

Auto-HCT in People with FL, Early Therapy Failure, Biol Blood Marrow Transplant; ePub 2017 Dec 11; Casulo, et al

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Anemia

Testosterone-Anemia Link in Older Men Evaluated , JAMA Intern Med; ePub 2017 Feb 21; Roy, et al

Iron Deficiency Anemia and Hearing Loss , JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg; ePub 2016 Dec 29; Schieffer, et al

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Cellular Therapy

Late GI Issues in Allo-HCT Recipients Evaluated, Biol Blood Marrow Transplant; ePub 2017 Dec 12; Sung, et al

Guideline on Platelet Transfusion in Ca Patients, J Clin Oncol; ePub 2017 Nov 28; Schiffer, et al

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Mantle Cell Lymphoma

Calquence Approved for Mantle Cell Lymphoma, FDA news release; 2017 Oct 31

Conditioning Regimens for MCL Compared, Biol Blood Marrow Transplant; ePub 2017 Oct 20; Tseng, et al

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Mixed Topics

NHL Survivors Tend to Have Impaired Cognition, Cancer; ePub 2017 Sep 15; Ehrhardt, et al

Calcium & Vitamin D Protective Effect Evaluated, Cancer; ePub 2017 Jun 27; Ammann, Drake, et al

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Myelodysplastic Syndrome

Undertreatment of Newly-Diagnosed MM Evaluated, Clin Lymphoma Myeloma Leuk; ePub 2018 Feb 3; Fakhri, et al

Blacks Fare Better After This Type of Transplant , Biol Blood Marrow Transplant.; ePub 2018 Jan 25; Solomon, et al

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