This is a recorded version of the webinar on Role of Selectins and Adhesion in the Pathophysiology of Acute Vaso-occlusive Crisis in Sickle Cell Disease that was presented live on Thursday, March 7, 2019 at 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EDT. Please scroll down to view the archived webinar. 

Estimated Time to complete: 1 hour and 15 minutes 
Format: Archived Webinar

Webinar Faculty: Marilyn J. Telen, MD and Andra H. James, MD, MPH
Activity Medical Director: Andra H. James, MD, MPH

Program Description

This state-of-the-science Webinar will review the current best practices in the treatment and management of acute vaso-occlusive crisis in persons with sickle cell disease (SCD), and especially in pregnant women with SCD. The Webinar will have a special focus on the role of selectins in the pathophysiology of sickle cell disease acute vaso-occlusive crisis and its management, as well as describe state-of the-art treatments for patients, including females.

At the conclusion of this Webinar, participants will be able to:

  1. Understand how adhesion and cell-cell interaction contribute to vaso-occlusion in sickle cell disease
  2. Know the available new and state-of-the-science therapeutics/ treatments in the management of acute vaso-occlusive crisis in patients with sickle cell disease
  3. Discuss the available treatments for vaso-occlusive crises in pregnant women

Target Audience: Hematologists, pediatric/adolescent gynecologists, Ob/Gyn providers, nurse practitioners, and other healthcare providers

The production and archiving of this program were made possible in part by an educational grant from Pfizer.