The Largest International Meeting of the Thrombosis and Hemostasis Community, the ISTH 2017 Congress, is currently taking place at the CityCube/Messe Berlin in Germany. It is the 26th Biennial Congress and will run until Thursday, the 13th of July. The ISTH 2017 Congress is the foremost global meeting in thrombosis, hemostasis and vascular biology. The event is organised by the International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis and theme of this year’s congress is Transcending Scientific Boundaries.1
Japie van Tonder, Director, Global Data Services at Triclinium Clinical Development (TCD), is presenting a poster at the congress: Comparison of the Injection Site Reactions Elicited by Two Subcutaneously Injected Heparins, Nadroparin Calcium and Enoxaparin Sodium [J.J. van Tonder, S. Mathijs, J.M. Dippenaar, O. Greeff (South Africa)].
The International Society on Thrombosis and Hemostasis (ISTH) is a global not-for-profit membership organisation advancing the understanding, prevention, diagnosis and treatment of thrombotic and bleeding disorders.1
The congress started on Saturday the 8th of July with the 63rd Annual ISTH SSC Meeting, followed by The ISTH Congress opening ceremony on Sunday evening. More than 8,000 scientists, clinicians and leading experts on thrombosis, hemostasis and vascular biology come together from around the world to present the most recent advances, exchange the latest science and discuss the newest clinical applications designed to improve patient care.2
The scientific part of the congress features 131 invited speakers, including eight plenary lectures by front-line scientists and 84 state-of-the-art lectures by leaders in their respective fields. The congress offers 39 abstract symposia with an introductory review lecture, followed by oral presentations of top-scoring abstracts.2
A late-breaking session was held on Tuesday highlighting important and timely results from clinical trials, with poster presentations taking place from Monday through to Wednesday. Overall, more than 3,000 abstracts will be presented as oral or poster presentations. The congress closes on Thursday at noon with a session on the highlights of ISTH 2017. 2