Member highlight: Slovak Society on Haemostasis and Thrombosis
The Slovak Society on Haemostasis and Thrombosis (SSHT) is dedicated to promoting knowledge, research, and advancements in the field of thrombosis and haemostasis in Slovakia.
SSHT's mission is to bring together healthcare professionals, researchers, and other stakeholders involved in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of blood clotting disorders and bleeding disorders. The society aims to foster collaboration and provide a platform for the exchange of scientific information, research findings, and clinical experiences related to thrombosis and haemostasis. Through educational programs, conferences, seminars, and workshops, SSHT seeks to enhance the expertise of healthcare professionals and contribute to improved patient care and outcomes.
Chair / director (or lead): Ján Staško, prof., MD, PhD.
Areas of focus:
inherited and acquired thrombophilia
genetics of thrombophilic states, predominantly the etiopathogenesis of sticky platelet syndrome
haemostasis in vascular disorders (preeclampsia, arterial hypertension, diabetes mellitus) and thrombotic microangiopathies
monitoring of the effectiveness of direct oral anticoagulants
haemostasis and genetics in at-risk pregnancy
monitoring of dual anti platelet treatment
haemostasis and oncological diseases
thrombotic complications in bleeding disorders
novel therapies for haemophilia and immune tolerance induction in haemophilia management and genetics of von Willebrand disease
diagnostics of rare bleeding disorders
rotational thromboelastometry in various fields of medicine (hepatology, orthopaedic surgery, gynaecology, etc.)
autologous stem cell transplantation in critical limb ischaemia
Web address: https://ssht.sk/
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