It is a pleasure to report that NATF held its most successful Thrombosis Summit ever on October 1, 2016 at the elegant Fairmont Copley Plaza Hotel. More than 300 participants gathered to exchange ideas and experiences and to learn from our patient speakers and physician speakers... (read more)
World Thrombosis Day is a collaborative global movement to put thrombosis in the spotlight as a growing health problem. As an official partner of World Thrombosis Day, NATF has joined in the combined effort to improve the understanding of thrombosis and spread awareness of this disease to the public....Read More
Scientific and Clinical Developments and their Impact on the Understanding of the Pathogenesis of Thrombosis and its Management
Loyala University Medical Center
Auditorium CTRE Building
October 28, 2016
Under the Auspices of International Union of Angiology and The North American Thrombosis Forum
A Century of Scientific Fascination and Clinical Implementation
In conjunction with XXVII World Congress of the International Union of Angiology and 15th Congress of the
French Society of Vascular Medicine
Friday, October 7, 2016
SAVE THE DATE
2017 SPRING PATIENT PROGRAM
Thursday, April 13
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Joseph B. Martin Conference Center, Boston, MA
More Information Coming Soon!
ONLINE PE/DVT PATIENT SUPPORT GROUP
Offering patients the chance to ask questions, share common concerns, support one another, and learn up-to-date and accurate information about VTE. In upcoming months, we will have alternating physicians serving as moderators for group, each with their own perspective.
Upcoming Support Group Dates:
Thursday, October 20 - Dr. Joseph Caprini and Dr. Alfonso Tafur
Wednesday, November 9 - Dr. Akhilesh Sista
Wednesday, January 18 - Dr. Geoffrey Barnes
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2016 THROMBOSIS SUMMIT
Saturday, October 1
7:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Fairmont Copley Plaza Hotel, Boston, MA
Thank you to those who joined us for this special half-day program. We appreciate your support and participation.
As a reminder to healthcare providers, please complete the post-test to obtain your 3.5 CME credits for attendance. A link to the post-test was sent to you VIA email, but if you had any issues receiving the link please contact Kat Marriott at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We have physician presentation slide sets available here.
We hope to see you at our 2017 Thrombosis Summit!
GEORGIA THROMBOSIS FORUM - YOUNG VOLUNTEER SPEAKS ABOUT THROMBOSIS
Young members of the Georgia Thrombosis Forum (GTF), a partner of NATF, have been working very hard on various projects aimed at increasing awareness and education about PE/DVT. Here, 7th grader Nimish Kadam has put together a video to be shared over his school's PA system to educate his friends and teachers about thrombosis.
For many years, Warfarin was the only oral anticoagulant commonly used to treat blood clots. In the past five years, the FDA has approved four new oral anticoagulants for the treatment of DVT, PE, and SPAF. Find out the differences between the five FDA-approved oral anticoagulants. View the Chart.
ATRIAL FIBRILLATION ACTION INITIATIVE - NOW PUBLISHED
The American Journal of Medicine published the NATF Atrial Fibrillation Action Initiative consensus document in April 2016. This document presents usable recommendations on stroke prevention, bleeding risk assessment, and anticoagulation management based off clinical trial data and guideline updates for Afib. Please visit the AFib section of our website to learn more.