Management of ITP in Pregnancy

Management of ITP in Pregnancy

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Author: Dr. Barbara Gunka

Reviewer: Dr. Siraj Mithoowani, Assistant Professor, Dept of Medicine, McMaster University


At the end of the self-assessment module, participants will be able to:

  1. Describe the management of ITP during pregnancy
  2. Identify platelet count thresholds for administering neuraxial anesthesia in ITP
  3. Discuss risk factors for neonatal thrombocytopenia

CHS Scientific Planning Committee Members (2022-23)

Dr. Joanne Britto – Clinical Fellow – Malignant Hematology, McMaster University
Dr. Danyal Ladha -Resident
Dr. Yan Xu – Fellow Physician, Hematology
Dr. Siraj Mithoowani – Clinical Hematologist at St. Joseph’s Healthcare, Hamilton
Dr. Hassan Sibai – Assistant Professor of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto and Staff Physician, Division of Medical Hematology & Oncology, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre

Conflicts of Interest: None