WFH NETWORK

Sweden

Country: Sweden
City: Malmö

IHTC:
Malmö Centre for Thrombosis and Haemostasis
Department for Hematology and Coagulation Disorders, Skåne University Hospital
Jan Waldenströmsgatan 14, Malmö, Sweden
Tel.: 46 40 331000
Fax: 46 40 336255
Email: Jan.Astermark@med.lu.se
 
Director: Jan Astermark
Medical Associates: Erik Berntorp, Eva Zetterberg, Rolf Ljung, Ulf Tedgård, Nadine Gretenkort
Fellowship logistics coordinator: Tanya Alm (+46 46 172433)
Year of IHTC designation: 1976

Areas of specialty: Adult and pediatric hematology; Laboratory diagnosis and genetics; Nursing; Dental care and surgery; Orthopedic care and surgery; Blood banking (on request)

DESCRIPTION OF IHTC FACILITIES

Location: Southern Sweden

Climate: Maritime, but with large seasonal variations. Light summers and dark winters. Variable weather throughout the seasons.

Accommodations: Close to/in hospital area.

Language: English, Swedish, Spanish, German, Serbian, Persian

DESCRIPTION OF TRAINING PROGRAM

Clinical activities: The clinic sees 100 severe hemophila patients. We have expertise for all areas in hemophilia, VWD, other rare bleeding disorders, genetic thrombophilia, oral anticoagulation, and severe acquired coagulation disorders, with particular focus on prophylaxis and inhibitors. Adult and pediatric care are located in the same facilities. The coagulation laboratory is located with the clinical facilities.

Laboratory activities/research: We have available all modern assays for diagnosis and checkup of patients with disorders of thrombosis and hemostasis. The research focus is on inhibitors, both clinical studies and molecular biology and biochemistry, prophylaxis, and molecular genetics of hemophilia.

Multidisciplinary activities/research: Orthopedic, physiotherapy, nursing (especially regarding knowledge of disease and coping), and dental.

To see a sample curriculum of the training that will be provided, please click on the following links:

Orthopedic and dental surgery as well as Physiatry/ rehabilitation: PDF
Laboratory of Hemostasis: PDF
Molecular Genetics: PDF


Updated July 2014