Corporate Showcase Presentations

6:15– 6:45 pm
Thursday, August 17

Splenomegaly: A Case Discussion

Enlargement of the spleen is associated with a wide variety of diseases ranging from infectious mononucleosis to myeloproliferative disorders. Visit this Corporate Showcase to learn about a chronic, progressive, and often misdiagnosed life-threatening disorder that may present with splenomegaly.

sanofi corporateshowcase

Presented by Sanofi Genzyme

Enlargement of the spleen is associated with a wide variety of diseases ranging from infectious mononucleosis to myeloproliferative disorders. Visit this Corporate Showcase to learn about a chronic, progressive, and often misdiagnosed life-threatening disorder that may present with splenomegaly.

1:40– 2:10 pm
Friday, August 18

The Thrombotic Microangiopathies in Your Clinical Practice: A Discussion on Identifying Patients With Atypical Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome

This presentation will:

  • Distinguish atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome (aHUS) from other thrombotic microangiopathies (TMAs) with similar clinical presentations.
  • Describe clinical considerations in the diagnosis of aHUS in patients with TMA.
  • Increase confidence in diagnosing aHUS in patients who present with complement-amplifying conditions.
  • Recognize the limitations of plasma therapy in aHUS.
  • Enhance understanding of factors that affect long-term management of patients with aHUS.

Alexion

Presented by Alexion Pharmaceuticals 

Speaker:

Lance D. Trainor, MD