Char Witmer

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

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Hematologic manifestations of systemic disease (including iron deficiency, anemia of inflammation and DIC)
    Char M Witmer
    Division of Hematology, Department of Pediatrics, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, 3501 Civic Center Boulevard, CTRB 11th Floor, Room 11 026, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA Electronic address
    Pediatr Clin North Am 60:1337-48. 2013
  2. pmc Off-label recombinant factor VIIa use and thrombosis in children: a multi-center cohort study
    Char M Witmer
    Division of Hematology, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    J Pediatr 158:820-825.e1. 2011
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. ncbi request reprint Utility of computed tomography of the head following head trauma in boys with haemophilia
    C M Witmer
    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, USA
    Haemophilia 13:560-6. 2007
  8. doi request reprint Predictors of bleeding disorders in children with epistaxis: value of preoperative tests and clinical screening
    Lisa Elden
    Division of Otolaryngology in the Department of Surgery, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, 34th Street and Civic Center Boulevard, 1 Wood Center, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 76:767-71. 2012
  9. 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
  10. pmc Crossing the blood-brain barrier: clinical interactions between neurologists and hematologists in pediatrics - advances in childhood arterial ischemic stroke and cerebral venous thrombosis
    Char Witmer
    Department Pediatrics, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Curr Opin Pediatr 22:20-7. 2010

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Publications11

  1. doi request reprint Hematologic manifestations of systemic disease (including iron deficiency, anemia of inflammation and DIC)
    Char M Witmer
    Division of Hematology, Department of Pediatrics, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, 3501 Civic Center Boulevard, CTRB 11th Floor, Room 11 026, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA Electronic address
    Pediatr Clin North Am 60:1337-48. 2013
    ..This article focuses on the 2 most common acquired anemias including iron deficiency and anemia of inflammation as well as disseminated intravascular coagulation. ..
  2. pmc Off-label recombinant factor VIIa use and thrombosis in children: a multi-center cohort study
    Char M Witmer
    Division of Hematology, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    J Pediatr 158:820-825.e1. 2011
    ..To describe the off-label use of recombinant factor VIIa (rFVIIa) in tertiary care pediatric hospitals across the United States and to assess thrombotic events...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. ncbi request reprint Utility of computed tomography of the head following head trauma in boys with haemophilia
    C M Witmer
    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, USA
    Haemophilia 13:560-6. 2007
    ..In this cohort, a lack of symptoms and a normal neurological exam did not exclude ICH, especially in patients with severe haemophilia who were evaluated soon after a mild head trauma event suggesting the utility of early head CT imaging...
  8. doi request reprint Predictors of bleeding disorders in children with epistaxis: value of preoperative tests and clinical screening
    Lisa Elden
    Division of Otolaryngology in the Department of Surgery, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, 34th Street and Civic Center Boulevard, 1 Wood Center, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 76:767-71. 2012
    ..To identify prevalence of previously undiagnosed bleeding disorders in children with severe epistaxis who failed medical therapy requiring intraoperative nasal cautery...
  9. 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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  10. pmc Crossing the blood-brain barrier: clinical interactions between neurologists and hematologists in pediatrics - advances in childhood arterial ischemic stroke and cerebral venous thrombosis
    Char Witmer
    Department Pediatrics, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Curr Opin Pediatr 22:20-7. 2010
    ..Here we review these conditions, highlighting the importance of the intersection between hematologic abnormalities and pediatric stroke as they impact clinical management...
  11. 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...