About this event

  • Date and time Thu 5 Mar 2020 from 12:30pm to 5:00pm
  • Location Royal Society of Medicine
  • Organised by Rheumatology and Rehabilitation, Sport and Exercise Medicine

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.

Topics include:

  • 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

Tickets

Standard pricing available until 04 March 2020.

Trainees can attend for free

If you are a trainee and would like to attend this meeting for free please call customer services on 020 7290 3941 with your trainee number.

Member

RSM Fellow RSM Associate RSM Retired Fellow RSM Student
£63.00 £43.00 £43.00 £18.00

Non - Member

Consultant / GP AHP / Nurse / Midwife Student
£90.00 £25.00 £25.00

Key speakers

Professor Beverley Hunt FRCP FRCPath OBE

Professor of Thrombosis and Haemostasis, King’s College London, UK & Guys and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust

Professor Hannah Cohen

Professor of Haematology Research Department of Haematology Cancer Institute Faculty of Medical Sciences, University College London

Professor Anisur Rahman

Professor of Rheumatology, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University College London

Professor Ian Giles

Professor of Rheumatology, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University College London

Agenda

View the programme

Registration, tea and cofee
Welcome and introduction
Back to basics

Speaker TBC

Pitfalls in the diagnosis and management of APS

Dr Karen Breen, Consultant Haematologist, Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust

DOACs in APS

Professor Hannah Cohen, Consultant Haematologist, University College London

Round table discussion
Tea, coffee and scones
Surgical management of APS

Speaker TBC

Future therapies in APS

Speaker TBC

Obstetric APS

Professor Cathy Nelson-Piercy, Professor, Obstetric Medicine, Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust

Round table discussion
Tea and coffee break
Keynote Lecture: Antiphospholipid syndrome – past, present & future

Professor Beverley Hunt, Consultant Haematologist, Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust

Closing remarks
Drinks reception

Location

Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole St, Marylebone, London, W1G 0AE, United Kingdom

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