Haematology and Blood Transfusion

28 March 2019

Suntec Singapore

Key topics:

  • Leukemia diagnostics
  • Analyse quality improvement in haematology practices
  • Problems in the coagulation laboratory
  • Morphology
  • Evaluation of a coagulation analyser

Benefits of attending:

  • Review updates concerning quality control and haemovigilance improve accuracy, competence and ensure compliant practice
  • Discover key technological breakthroughs in haematology to improve patient outcomes
  • Identify new technologies for diagnosis of haematological malignancies

09:40

Opening remarks

A/Prof Ponnudurai Kuperan, Senior Consultant, Department of Haematology, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore s


Session 1

09:45

Update on the diagnosis of Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia

Dr Alejandro Arevalo, Haemapathologist, Makati Medical Centre, Makati, Philippines


10:30

Update on the diagnosis of Acute Myeloid Leukemia

Dr Agus Susanto Kosasih, Medical Staff, Clinical Pathology Department, Indonesia National Cancer Centre, Jakarta, Indonesia


11:00

Q&A


11:15

Coffee Break


Session 2

11:45

Evaluation of a coagulation analyser

Christina Sum, Scientific Officer, Coagulation Laboratory, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore


12:15

Update on the diagnosis of Anti Phospholipid Syndrome

Dr Jameela  Sathar, Consultant and Head of Department, Haematology, Ampang Hospital, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia


12:45

Morphology - spot diagnosis

A/Prof Ponnudurai Kuperan, Senior Consultant, Department of Haematology, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore


13:15

Q&A


13:30

Lunch break and visit exhibition


Session 3

14:30

What are the clinical implications - weak D and partial D

Dr Lee Shir Ying, Consultant Haematologist, National University Hospital, Singapore


15:00

Update on the diagnosis of Myelo Proliferative Neoplasm

A/ Prof Ong Kiat Hoe, Head and Senior Consultant Haematologist, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore


15:30

Update on the cytogenetic studies for the diagnosis of haematological malignancies

A/ Prof Tien Sim Leng, Senior Consultant Haematologist, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore


16:00

Q&A


16:30

End of conference

Conference Chair:

A/Prof Ponnudurai Kuperan, Senior Consultant, Department of Haematology, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore


Speaker Faculty:

Dr Alejandro Arevalo, Haemapathologist, Makati Medical Centre, Makati, Philippines

Dr Agus Susanto Kosasih, Medical Staff, Clinical Pathology Department, Indonesia National Cancer Centre, Jakarta, Indonesia

Christina Sum, Scientific Officer, Coagulation Laboratory, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore

Dr Jameela Sathar, Consultant and Head of Department, Haematology, Ampang Hospital, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Dr Lee Shir Ying, Consultant Haematologist, National University Hospital, Singapore

A/ Prof Ong Kiat Hoe, Head and Senior Consultant Haematologist, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore

A/ Prof Tien Sim Leng, Senior Consultant Haematologist, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore