PLATFORM SESSION 1 20.9.2008 1a: ANEMIA OP1 - OP5 1:45 P.M. -2.30 PM HALL A ( Chairpersons (1a):Aparna Agrawal, Puducherry; N. Pattanaik, Cuttack CODE TITLE PRESENTING AUTHOR Prevalence of genetic modulators and their effect on the OP1 phenotype of HbE/β thalassemia patients Vineeta Sharma Rapid screening of (δβ) thalassaemia deletions using gene OP2 dosage analysis of β globin cluster genes Anu Moses Molecular characterization of 5 novel / rare β thalassemia OP3 mutations in India Anita Nadkarni Flowcytometric evaluation of CD59 expression for rapid diagnosis of patients with Paroxysmal nocturnal OP4 haemoglobinuria (PNH). Bargavi Balakrishnan A study of 32 patients of Paroysmal Nocturnal OP5 Hemoglobinuria from a tertiary center in western India Sonali Sadawarte Utility of an exon 14 BslI polymorphism for improved OP6 genetic diagnosis of hemophilia A in Indian population Preethi Mukundan Molecular characterization of factor (F) VII and X deficiency cases from western India and a first term OP7 prenatal diagnosis in a FVII family Leenam Mota Antiphospholipid antibodies in haemophilia patients with severe bleeding tendency : cause , consequence or a OP8 consequential cause? Shetty S A study of inherited and acquired thrombophilic factors in OP9 patients with cerebral venous thrombosis Ahluwalia J A Record Based Study On Malaria In Relation To Anaemia OP10 And Sickle Cell Disorders Anindita Sinha Babu PLATFORM SESSION 2 20.9.2008 - 2a: MISCELLANEOUS 1 1:45 -2.30 P.M. Chairpersons (2a): D K S Subrahmanyam, Puducherry; C Bhawana Badhe, Puducherry; Rajive Kumar, New Delhi Complications Associated With Silicon Central Venous OP11 Access Device In Hematology Practice Grace Angeline Response to Rituximab for Immune Cytopenia in Adults OP12 and children: Experience from a single Indian centre Shailesh R Singi Spectrum and antimicrobial susceptibility pattern of OP13 bacterial and fungal isolates in febrile neutropenia Raghuveer Prabhu Automated Malaria detection by Beckman Coulter LH755 OP14 using VCS technology Arora N Flowcytometric Evaluation of CD38 and Zap-70 Expression OP15 in Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia Sachdeva M.U.S Frequency of Commonly prevalent polymorphism present in Gilbert Syndrome among haemoglobinopathies in West OP16 Bengal Sanjoy Misra Profile of iron deficiency anemia in 21st century in tertiary OP17 health care centers Partha Sardar Haematological Spectrum Of Glanzmann Thrombasthenia OP18 From A Tertiary Centre In India. A Study Of 189 Cases Patkar NV Study Of I.V.I.G. Plus High Dose Methylprednisolone Vs OP19 Methylprednisolone Alone In I.T.P Patients Pankaj Singh Efficacy and safety of hydroxyurea in children with OP20 thalassemia intermedia Naranje K PLATFORM SESSION 3 20.9.2008 - 3a: ONCOLOGY 1:45 P.M. -2.30 P.M. HALL B (Hunter T Chairpersons (3a): Jina Bhattacharya, Guwahati; Bibhas Kar, Chennai C BCR-ABL, TEL-AML1, E2A-PBX and MLL-AF4 Translocations in Adult and Childhood Precursor-B Acute Lymphoblastic OP21 LeukemiaIntensity Regimen Of Fludarabine And Melphalan Reduced Ezhilarasi C In Young Adult Patients With Acute Myeloid Leukemia (Aml) In Cr1 Undergoing A Matched Related Allogeneic OP22 Stem Cell Transplant: A Single Centre Experience Abhijeet P Ganapule 2-Chloro Deoxyadenosine in Hairy cell Leukemia: Series of OP23 28 cases from a single centre Rajiv Subramanian Cytogenetic Profile Of Patients With Acute Lymphoblastic OP24 Leukemia Nancy BJ Spectrum Of Bcr-Abl Kinase Domain Mutations In Patients With Chronic Myeloid Leukemia Receiving Imatinib OP25 Mesylate Therapy Preetha M OP26 Extranodal non-Hodgkin lymphomas-an appraisal (3 years) Sheba J Hematological manifestations of systemic lupus OP27 erythematosus Murari M Reticulocyte Research Population Data For The Detection Of Ovalocytes And Elliptocytes On Beckman Coulter L.H OP28 750 David Inbakumar Performance evaluation of Beckman coulter LH 755 series OP29 in screening of hereditary spherocytosis Jain S OP30 Hematological manifestations of HIV infection Pallavi Agrawal PLATFORM SESSION 4 20.9.2008 - 4a: STEM CELL THERAPY 1:45 -2.30 P.M. HALL D (Pasteur Chairpersons Cell : Ajay Sharma, New Delhi; Biswajit D, Chennai Autologous Stem (4a)Transplantation in Young Adult Chairpers Patients with Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML) in CR1: A Single Centre OP31 Experience Peripheral Blood Stem Cell Transplantation Autologous Neeraj Sidharthan (auto PBSCT) in Multiple Myeloma (MM) –Results from a tertiary center in OP32 India. Predictive value of peripheral blood CD34 counts for the Rayaz Ahamed yield of stem cells collected by leukaphaeresis after mobilization by OP33 granulocyte colony-stimulating factor K Kotteeswari Peripheral blood stem cell harvest using a Cobe-Spectra Apheresis System: A single OP34 center experience Chidambaram Sahadevan Peripheral Blood Stem Cell Pheresis – An experience of a Tertiary care Hospital in South India i.e., S.V.I.M.S., OP35 Tirupathi, Andhra Pradesh Sreedhar Babu. K.V OP36 Serological characterization of partial D variants Swati Kulkarni OP37 Retesting the deferred donors Hemoglobin : does it help? Arun K Influence of Pre-Donation Counseling on Adverse Donor OP38 Reaction Agrawal A Intracellular Ca2+ accumulation in transfused erythrocytes contribute to their premature eryptosis raising the need OP39 for repeated transfusion in Eß-thalassemia major patients Kaustuv DuttaChowdhury Comparison of therapeutic efficacy of Whole blood derived vs Apheresis platelet transfusion in OP40 oncology set-up Marathe A Halls: Hall A Banting Hall Hall B Hunter Theatre Hall C Bernard Theatre Hall D Pasteur Theatre 1:45 P.M. -2.30 PM 1b: COAGULATION OP6 - OP10 2:30 P.M. -3.15 PM HALL A (Banting theatre) naik, Cuttack Chairpersons (1b) :Sukesh C. Nair, Vellore; D Basu, Puducher Seema Tya AUTHORS Bijender Kumar, Sanjay AFFILIATIONS HALLS Kumar Pandey, VedPrakash Choudhry, Department of Hematology, All India Institute of Renu Saxena Edison, Eunice Sindhuvi Medical Sciences, New Delhi – 29 Anemia Shaji R Velayudhan, Alok Srivastava, Mammen Department of Haematology, Christian Medical Chandy A. Gorakshakar, R. Surve, College, Vellore Anemia P. Sawant, S. Phanasgaonkar , S. Nair , National Institute of Immunohematology, 13th K.Ghosh, R. Colah. Reena Rajasekar, K floor KEM hospital campus, Parel, Mumbai Anemia Kotteeswari, Vikram Mathews, Department of Haematology, Christian Medical AuroViswabandya, Biju College, Vellore. India Anemia Farah Jijina, K Ghosh, Dept. of Hematology, Seth GS Medical College & Manisha Madkaikar KEM Hospital, Mumbai Anemia Shrimati Shetty, Bipin National Institute of Immunohaematology (ICMR), Kulkarni, Kanjaksha 13th floor, KEM hospital, Parel, Mumbai- 400 012, Ghosh India Coagulation National institute of Immunohaematology, ICMR, Shrimati Shetty, 13th floor of KEM hospital campus, Parel, Mumbai Kanjaksha Ghosh - 400012. India Coagulation National Institute of Immunohaematology (ICMR), Vora S, Mota L,.Kulkarni 13 th Floor, KEM Hospital, Parel, Mumbai 400 B,Ghosh K M, Sachdeva 012, India Das R, Modi Coagulation MUS, Prabhakar S, Malhotra P, Varma S, Varma N Department of Hematology, PGIMER, Chandigarh Coagulation Samira Kumar Behera, K.L.Dei, M K Patro, A K Department of Pathology, M.K.C.G Medical Bal College, Berhampur, Orissa. Anemia 1:45 -2.30 P.M. 2b: MISCELLANEOUS 2 2:30-3.15 P.M. HALL C (Bernard Theatre) Chairpersons (2b) : A Bhattacharya, Guwahati; Surendra Kumar, Puducherry Seema Thomas,Margaret Devadanam,Beulah Augustin, Sasi kumari, Jessa Varghese, Ranjitha Department of Haematology, CMC, Vellore. Miscellaneous1 Care Hospital, Road No 1, Banjara Hills, P Srikant Hyderabad 500038 Miscellaneous1 Farah Jijina, Ghosh, K SGS Medical College & KEM Hospital, Mumbai Miscellaneous1 Inbakumar D, Sitaram U, Department of Clinical Pathology, Christian Nair SC Medical College, Vellore Miscellaneous1 Varma N., Ahluwalia J., Das R., Malhotra P, Departments of Hematology and Internal Varma S. Bhattachryya, Maitreyee Medicine, PGIMER, Chandigarh Miscellaneous1 Santu Mondal, Abhijit chowdhury, Department of Haematology, N.R.S. Medical Partha.P.Majumder, Pradipta Guha, Sarmistha College & Hospital, Kolkata Miscellaneous2 De, Maitreyee Bhattacharyya, Malay Department of Medicine , Medical College, Ghosh Baidya S, Merlin Nair SC, kolkata Miscellaneous2 R, Viswabandya A, Department Of Clinical Pathology & Department Mathews V, Chandy M, Of Clinical Hematology. Christian Medical College, Srivastava A Vellore Miscellaneous2 Gogoi P.K., Ali.S, Bhattacharya.J, Singh.P, Das.D Dept Of Medicine, Gauhati Medical College Miscellaneous2 Advanced Pediatric Centre, Post Graduate Panigrahi I, Das R, Institute of Medical Education and Research, Marwaha RK Chandigarh Miscellaneous2 M. -2.30 P.M. 3b: PATHOLOGY 2:30-3.15 P.M. HALL B (Hunter Theatre) Chairpersons (3b) : U Naik,Cuttack; S K Sinha, Kolkata , Chennai Preetha M, Poonkuzhali B, Srivastava VM, Mathews V, George B, Department of Haematology and Cytogenetics Viswabandya A, Auro Viswabandya, Biju Unit, Christian Medical College. Vellore Oncology George, Usha Sitaram, Dolly Daniel, Kavitha M Department of Haematology, Christian Medical Lakshmi, Mammen Auro Viswabandya, College, Vellore. India Oncology Vikram Mathews, Mammen Chandy, Alok Department of Hematology, Christian Medical Srivastava College, Vellore Oncology Srivastava VM, Viswabandya A, Mathews Department of Haematology and Cytogenetics V, SrivastavaPreetha M, M Ezhilarasi C, A, Chandy Unit, Christian Medical College, Vellore Oncology Poonkuzhali B, Srivastava Vm, Mathews V, George Department of Haematology and Cytogenetics B, Viswabandya A, Unit, Christian Medical College, Vellore Oncology Ramesh K, Rama M Apollo Speciality hospitals, Chennai Pathology Sanjay Gandhi Post-Graduate Institute of Medical Dinkar R, Misra RN Sciences, Lucknow Pathology Kamal, Josphine, Clinical Pathology, Christian Medical College Sitaram.U, Nair Sc Vellore, India Pathology Inbakumar D, Sitaram U, Department of Clinical Pathology, Christian Nair SC Medical College, Vellore Pathology Tejinder Singh, Nita Department of Pathology and Medicine, Maulana Khurana, Vikas Sharma, Azad Medical College, Naresh Gupta New Delhi Pathology PY 1:45 -2.30 P.M. 4b: TRANSFUSION 2:30-3.15 P.M. HALL D (Pasteur Theatre) nnai Chairpersons (4b) Auro Viswabandya, Biju : Rajendra Chaudhary, Lucknow; S P Subbiah, Puducherry George, Vivi M. Srivastava, Usha Department of Haematology, Christian Medical Sitaram, Dolly Daniel, Auro Viswabandya, College, Vellore Stem Cell Therapy Vikram Mathews, Mammen Chandy, Alok Department of Haematology, Christian Medical Srivastava Reena Rajasekar, Bargavi College, Vellore Stem Cell Therapy Balakrishnan, Vikram Mathews, Auro Department of Haematology, Christian Medical Viswabandya, Biju College, Vellore Stem Cell Therapy Bharatidasan Subramani, Reena Rajasekar, Kavitha M Department of Haematology, Christian Medical Lakshmi, Vikram College, Vellore Stem Cell Therapy Anju Verma, Gururaj Sri Venkateswara Institute of Medical Sciences, Kumar.A Tirupathi. Stem Cell Therapy National Institute of Immunohaematology, 13th Vasantha, Kanjaksha floor, NMS building, KEM Ghosh hospital campus, Parel, Mumbai Transfusion Department of Transfusion Medicine, ACTREC – Sawant R,J, AgrawalA Jamukiya Marathe A, Tata Memorial Centre, NaviMumbai Transfusion Bhatnagar NM, Mittal M, Gajjar M.D, Parmar BH, Ashok Agnihotri,Sapre Debabrata Biswas, Dept. of IHBT, BJ Medical College, Ahmedabad Transfusion Dijendra Nath Roy, Gargi Physiology Department, Indian Institute of Sen, Chemical Biology, 4, Raja S.C.Mulliuck Road, Tuli Biswas, Maitreyee Kolkata- 700032 Transfusion Sawant R, Tirlotkar A, Department of Transfusion Medicine, ACTREC – Kannan S Tata Memorial Centre, Navi Mumbai Transfusion re; D Basu, Puducherry Seema Tyagi, Delhi VENUE DATE TIME HALL A 20/09/2008 1:45 P.M. HALL A 20/09/2008 1:45 P.M. HALL A 20/09/2008 1:45 P.M. HALL A 20/09/2008 1:45 P.M. HALL A 20/09/2008 1:45 P.M. HALL A 20/09/2008 2:30 P.M. HALL A 20/09/2008 2:30 P.M. 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