An epgonline.org Learning Zone (LZ) is an area of the site dedicated to providing detailed self-directed medical education about a disease, condition or procedure.
See information on best practice in solid organ transplantation, and expert discussions on related hot topics.
Fibrinogen is important for blood clot formation and breakdown. It is the first coagulant factor to be reduced to critical levels during massive trauma, cardiac surgery and postpartum haemorrhage that involve excessive bleeding. Persistent fibrinogen deficiency can lead to bleeding complications and an increased risk in mortality. This learning zone looks at both congenital and acquired fibrinogen deficiencies including indications and techniques for diagnosis, trigger level for treatment and treatment options.
See presentations from a satellite symposium presented at UEG Week 2018, with a particular focus on rapid and sustained efficacy in IBD through biologics along with a need to utilise patient-empowered treatment models.
The Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) Knowledge Centre contains key information relating to the epidemiology and pathophysiology of Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis, highlighting prevalence, impact and unmet needs and the underlying inflammatory processes that drive IBD, considering some of the key inflammatory pathways.
'New IBD assessment tools at a glance' - an educational symposium sponsored by Sandoz.
Acute Hepatic Porphyria (AHP), a subset of porphyria, refers to a family of rare, genetic diseases characterized by potentially life-threatening attacks and, for some patients, chronic manifestations that negatively impact daily functioning and QOL.
Explore the pathophysiology, epidemiology and multi-system symptoms associated with hereditary ATTR amyloidosis, as well as how to achieve an early and accurate diagnosis.
Appropriate pain therapy prior to diagnosis in patients with acute abdominal pain remains controversial. Several recent studies have demonstrated that...
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