Date: Thursday 5 March 2020
Venue: Royal Society for Medicine, London
This half-day meeting will provide an update on the diagnosis and management of antiphospholipid syndrome (APS).
Experts start by covering the basic principles and provide a review of the coagulation cascade, this will be followed by guidance on the interpretation of antiphospholipid antibody test results. Subsequent talks will focus on the management and common pitfalls in APS, the role of DOACs in APS, obstetric APS, the role of surgery in APS, and future therapies in APS.
The meeting will conclude with a keynote lecture from Professor Beverley Hunt, FRCP FRCPath OBE.
- The basic pathophysiology of antiphospholipid syndrome
- Classification criteria and management of the antiphospholipid syndrome
- The use of DOACs (directly acting oral anticoagulants) in antiphospholipid syndrome
- The management of obstetric antiphospholipid syndrome
- Surgical management of antiphospholipid syndrome
- Future therapies in antiphospholipid syndrome
- The management of antiphospholipid syndrome in a historical context
For further information and to register your place please visit the meeting website.