World Thrombosis Day

World Thrombosis Day 2021 Twitter Chat

Join us for this year's eighth annual World Thrombosis Day (WTD) Twitter Chat on Wednesday, October 13, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. US ET. You are invited to participate in this digital discussion with a star-studded panel of global experts, media partners, and guests, as well as participation from official WTD supporters, partner organizations and friends!

See the details below to plan your participation. Participate in the Twitter Chat using the dedicated hashtag #ClotChat on Twitter. If you would like additional information, email the WTD campaign team at wtd@isth.orgRead this article for how-to information about participating in the Twitter Chat.

WTD 2021 Twitter Chat (#ClotChat): "Top Risk Factors for Clotting: What to Know and How to Treat"
Wednesday, October 13, 2021, 11:00 a.m. US-ET
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#ClotChat Questions:

Q1: Thrombosis is the medical term for blood clots. To start, what is thrombosis and why is it important to know about this condition?

Q2: What are the top risk factors for thrombosis?

Q3: Why is hospital-associated thrombosis an urgent issue?

Q4: What is the connection between blood clots and COVID-19?

Q5: Vaccine-inducted thrombotic thrombocytopenia (VITT) has been a frequently discussed topic this year. What should people know about thrombosis and the COVID-19 vaccines?

Q6: If someone is newly diagnosed with a blood clot, what are the various treatment options?

Q7: Patients with cancer are at a higher risk than the general population of developing thrombosis. What types of questions should cancer patients ask their healthcare professional regarding blood clots?

Q8: There are several gender-specific risk factors for thrombosis, too. Can you share more about these risks and what precautions should be taken?

Q9: What is the #1 thing you would like people to know about thrombosis?