University of Toronto Transfusion Medicine Rounds

Antiplatelet therapy and intracranial hemorrhage: Is there any role for platelet transfusion?


Event details

Presented by

Oksana Prokopchuk-Gauk, MD FRCPC DRCPSC
Provincial Transfusion Medicine Clinical Lead, Saskatchewan Health Authority
Adult Hematologist, Saskatchewan Bleeding Disorders Program
Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Saskatchewan

Learning objectives

  1. Review the pharmacology of commonly used antiplatelet medications
  2. Discuss evidence-based hemostatic strategies for managing spontaneous intracranial hemorrhage (ICH) in the context of antiplatelet therapy
  3. Summarize current clinical practice guidelines for platelet transfusion in the operative and non-operative management of antiplatelet associated ICH


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