Journal of Thrombosis and Haemostasis

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Edited By: Pieter Reitsma and Frits Rosendaal

Impact Factor: 5.565

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2015: 6/63 (Peripheral Vascular Disease); 9/70 (Hematology)

Online ISSN: 1538-7836

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This Month in JTH


The impact of protamine: heparin molar ratio on platelet activation by anti-protamine/heparin antibodies


In Focus:
Benefits and Challenges of Going Abroad for Research or Clinical Training
N. Riva, M. Lauw

The first article in the September issue is part of a series of contributions from the Early Careers Task Force and discusses, from the perspective of a young scientist and clinician, the idea of going abroad for training.

Current and future perspectives in imaging of venous thromboembolism

C. E. A. Dronkers, F. A. Klok and M. V. Huisman

Protamine (heparin)-induced thrombocytopenia: a review of the serological and clinical features associated with anti-protamine/heparin antibodies
T. Bakchoul, R. Jouni and T. E. Warkentin

The two reviews in this issue are 1) on the current state-of-the-art in imaging venous thrombosis and 2) on protamine-induced thrombocytopenia.

Clinical Haemostasis and Thrombosis:
Bleeding Risk Assessment in Atrial Fibrillation: Observations on the Use and Misuse of Bleeding Risk Scores
G. Y. H. Lip and D. A. Lane

In Focus
Low performance of bleeding risk models in the very elderly with atrial fibrillation using vitamin K antagonists
J. Jaspers Focks, S. P. G. van Vugt, M. T. H. Albers-Akkers, E. J. P. Lamfers, L. M. Bloem-de Vries, F. W. A. Verheugt and M. A. Brouwer

Plasminogen and stroke: more is better
R. L. Medcalf

In Focus
Physiologic Variations in Blood Plasminogen Levels Affect Outcomes after Acute Cerebral Thromboembolism in Mice: A Pathophysiologic Role for Microvascular Thrombosis
S. Singh, A. K. Houng, D. Wang and G. L. Reed

There are also two In Focus articles, both accompanied by highly readable commentaries. The first deals with the relatively poor performance of commonly used bleeding risk models in the very elderly. The second In Focus article is more fundamental in nature and examines, in mice, the relationship between plasminogen levels and stroke outcome.

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Click to read JTH's new article: Global public awareness of venous thromboembolism

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