Leslie Raffini

Summary

Affiliation: The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Subgaleal hematoma from hair braiding leads to the diagnosis of von Willebrand disease
    Leslie Raffini
    Division of Hematology, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Pediatr Emerg Care 20:316-8. 2004
  2. doi request reprint Dramatic increase in venous thromboembolism in children's hospitals in the United States from 2001 to 2007
    Leslie Raffini
    Division of Hematology, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104 4399, USA
    Pediatrics 124:1001-8. 2009
  3. doi request reprint Testing children for inherited thrombophilia: more questions than answers
    Leslie Raffini
    Division of Hematology, Department of Pediatrics, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104 4399, USA
    Br J Haematol 147:277-88. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Thromboelastography of patients after fontan compared with healthy children
    Leslie Raffini
    Division of Hematology, Department of Pediatrics, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 34th Street and Civic Center Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19104 4399, USA
    Pediatr Cardiol 30:771-6. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Thrombolysis for intravascular thrombosis in neonates and children
    Leslie Raffini
    Division of Hematology, Department of Pediatrics, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104 4399, USA
    Curr Opin Pediatr 21:9-14. 2009
  6. doi request reprint A prospective observational study of IVC filters in pediatric patients
    Leslie Raffini
    Division of Hematology, Department of Pediatrics, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 51:517-20. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Cystic fibrosis as a risk factor for recurrent venous thrombosis at a pediatric tertiary care hospital
    Leslie J Raffini
    Division of Hematology, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Department of Pediatrics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia 19104 4399, USA
    J Pediatr 148:659-64. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint May-Thurner syndrome (iliac vein compression) and thrombosis in adolescents
    Leslie Raffini
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Hematology, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104 4399, USA
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 47:834-8. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Prolongation of the prothrombin time and activated partial thromboplastin time in children with sickle cell disease
    Leslie J Raffini
    Division of Hematology, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104 4399, and Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC, USA
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 47:589-93. 2006
  10. doi request reprint Evaluation of pulmonary embolism in a pediatric population with high clinical suspicion
    Teresa Victoria
    Department of Radiology, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, 34th Street and Civic Center Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19103, USA
    Pediatr Radiol 39:35-41. 2009

Detail Information

Publications17

  1. ncbi request reprint Subgaleal hematoma from hair braiding leads to the diagnosis of von Willebrand disease
    Leslie Raffini
    Division of Hematology, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Pediatr Emerg Care 20:316-8. 2004
    ..To our knowledge, this is the first case of von Willebrand disease presenting as a subgaleal hematoma. von Willebrand disease is a common inherited bleeding disorder which should be considered in patients with unusual bleeding...
  2. doi request reprint Dramatic increase in venous thromboembolism in children's hospitals in the United States from 2001 to 2007
    Leslie Raffini
    Division of Hematology, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104 4399, USA
    Pediatrics 124:1001-8. 2009
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  3. doi request reprint Testing children for inherited thrombophilia: more questions than answers
    Leslie Raffini
    Division of Hematology, Department of Pediatrics, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104 4399, USA
    Br J Haematol 147:277-88. 2009
    ..Future studies, many of which are currently being performed or proposed, are necessary to address many of the unanswered questions...
  4. doi request reprint Thromboelastography of patients after fontan compared with healthy children
    Leslie Raffini
    Division of Hematology, Department of Pediatrics, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 34th Street and Civic Center Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19104 4399, USA
    Pediatr Cardiol 30:771-6. 2009
    ..Further studies comparing the thromboelastography of Fontan patients with the thromboembolic complications of those without Fontan are needed to delineate these issues...
  5. doi request reprint Thrombolysis for intravascular thrombosis in neonates and children
    Leslie Raffini
    Division of Hematology, Department of Pediatrics, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104 4399, USA
    Curr Opin Pediatr 21:9-14. 2009
    ..This article reviews the fibrinolytic pathway and discusses the current agents available for thrombolytic therapy, as well as indications for their use, dosing regimens, safety, and efficacy...
  6. doi request reprint A prospective observational study of IVC filters in pediatric patients
    Leslie Raffini
    Division of Hematology, Department of Pediatrics, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 51:517-20. 2008
    ..Both permanent and retrievable filters have been used in the pediatric population, though reports describing such patients and their outcomes are limited...
  7. ncbi request reprint Cystic fibrosis as a risk factor for recurrent venous thrombosis at a pediatric tertiary care hospital
    Leslie J Raffini
    Division of Hematology, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Department of Pediatrics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia 19104 4399, USA
    J Pediatr 148:659-64. 2006
    ..To evaluate risk factors for recurrent thrombosis in pediatric patients...
  8. ncbi request reprint May-Thurner syndrome (iliac vein compression) and thrombosis in adolescents
    Leslie Raffini
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Hematology, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104 4399, USA
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 47:834-8. 2006
    ..Though uncommon, pediatric hematologists should consider May-Thurner syndrome in adolescents who present with a left lower extremity thrombosis. Aggressive therapy may be warranted due to the risk of post-thrombotic syndrome...
  9. ncbi request reprint Prolongation of the prothrombin time and activated partial thromboplastin time in children with sickle cell disease
    Leslie J Raffini
    Division of Hematology, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104 4399, and Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC, USA
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 47:589-93. 2006
    ..Patients with sickle cell disease (SCD) have high rates of perioperative complications, including bleeding 1,2...
  10. doi request reprint Evaluation of pulmonary embolism in a pediatric population with high clinical suspicion
    Teresa Victoria
    Department of Radiology, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, 34th Street and Civic Center Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19103, USA
    Pediatr Radiol 39:35-41. 2009
    ..Pulmonary embolism (PE) is an underdiagnosed entity in the pediatric population in part because of the low level of suspicion and awareness in the clinical world...
  11. doi request reprint The clinical management of hemophilia and head trauma: a survey of current clinical practice among pediatric hematology/oncology physicians
    Char M Witmer
    Division of Hematology, Department of Pediatrics, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 53:406-10. 2009
    ..Determining the appropriate evaluation for a pediatric patient with hemophilia and head trauma is a diagnostic challenge with no neuroimaging guidelines and limited clinical evidence to direct care...
  12. ncbi request reprint Mycoplasma pneumoniae, splenic infarct, and transient antiphospholipid antibodies: a new association?
    Char M Witmer
    Division of Hematology, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, 34th and Civic Center Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Pediatrics 119:e292-5. 2007
    ..We report 2 children with Mycoplasma pneumoniae pulmonary infection with splenic infarcts and transient antiphospholipid antibodies. This association has not been reported previously...
  13. doi request reprint Incidence of bleeding complications in pediatric patients with type 1 von Willebrand disease undergoing adenotonsillar procedures
    Char M Witmer
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Hematology, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Pediatr 155:68-72. 2009
    ..To review the incidence of postoperative bleeding in children with type 1 von Willebrand disease (VWD) who were treated with a single institution protocol...
  14. doi request reprint Thromboprophylaxis in a pediatric hospital: a patient-safety and quality-improvement initiative
    Leslie Raffini
    Division of Hematology, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, 11022 CTRB, 3501 Civic Center Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Pediatrics 127:e1326-32. 2011
    ..The objectives of this study were to review our current hospital practice, identify a population at high risk, and formulate institutional guidelines for thromboprophylaxis...
  15. doi request reprint Associations between intracranial haemorrhage and prescribed prophylaxis in a large cohort of haemophilia patients in the United States
    Char Witmer
    Department of Pediatrics, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, USA
    Br J Haematol 152:211-6. 2011
    ..This is the first study to demonstrate that prescribed prophylaxis conferred a protective effect against ICH in patients with uncomplicated severe disease...
  16. doi request reprint Widespread use of fresh frozen plasma in US children's hospitals despite limited evidence demonstrating a beneficial effect
    John Puetz
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Hematology Oncology, Saint Louis University, Cardinal Glennon Children s Medical Center, St Louis, MO 63104, USA
    J Pediatr 160:210-215.e1. 2012
    ..To determine the pattern, prevalence and potential complications of fresh frozen plasma (FFP) use in US pediatric hospitals from 2002-2009...
  17. pmc Headache in children with sickle cell disease: prevalence and associated factors
    Alison E Niebanck
    Duke University School of Medicine, USA
    J Pediatr 151:67-72, 72.e1. 2007
    ..To compare the prevalence of frequent headache in children with sickle cell disease (SCD) to that of black control subjects and to assess factors associated with headache in SCD...