Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (TTP) diagnosis is often difficult because of atypical presentations and signs and symptoms that resemble other conditions. Measurements of ADAMTS13 activity, ADAMTS13 inhibitor and ADAMTS13 autoantibody are useful for diagnosing TTP, guiding therapy and predicting relapse.
Nizar Zein, MD, reflects on the unique challenges of caring for international patients.
Clinicians are bombarded with information. Accessing, absorbing, organizing, storing and retrieving useful medical information can improve patient care. This article outlines how to create a personalized, scannable, readily accessible stream of relevant information.