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Clotting Disorders Presentation
by Stephan Moll, MD at NATT Seminar, May 2006

Editorial Comments by Marie B. Walker
February, 2007

This presentation on inherited and acquired blood clotting disorders was presented in Columbus, OH in May, 2006 at the patient education seminar presented by the National Alliance for Thrombosis and Thrombophilia. The presenter is Stephan Moll, M.D. from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.

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Additional Clotting Disorder Resources

The following resources provide information on various clotting disorders discussed in this presentation.

  1. Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)* - This thorough overview of antiphospholipid syndrome was written for NATT by Jan M. Pankey, M.D. of the Children's Hospital & Research Center in Oakland, CA. Dr. Pankey has APS.

  2. Antithrombin Deficiency* - This overview of antithrombin deficiency was written for NATT by Stephan Moll, MD, who also is the speaker in this presentation on clotting disorders.

  3. The Genetics of Thrombophilia* - Also from NATT, this brochure by Elizabeth Varga, M.S. discusses the inherited clotting disorders covered in the presentation, including factor V Leiden and prothrombin G20210A. The science of genetic inheritance is also explained. Ms. Varga is a genetic counselor.

  4. Family Testing for Clotting Disorders* - Also written for NATT by Elizabeth Varga, MS, this brochure discusses some of the social issues involved with deciding whether you or family members should be tested for clotting disorders and how to talk about the issues.

  5. APS Foundation of America, Inc. - The APS Foundation of America maintains a website with information on antiphospholipid antibody syndrome and related issues. Their mission: The APS Foundation of America, Inc. is dedicated to fostering and facilitating joint efforts in the areas of education, public awareness, research, and patient services in an effective and ethical manner.

  6. FVL Thrombophilia Support Page - This website is run by a patient who has factor V Leiden (FVL). This support site has information on FVL and other hypercoagulable conditions, but it is worth noting that not all of the information presented comes from healthcare professionals.

Note: ClotCare has no influence over and is not responsible for the content of this presentation.

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