International HHT Guidelines: Diagnosis

Dr. Justin McWilliams, Co-Director, UCLA HHT Center of Excellence and Katie Wusik, Genetic Counselor for the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital HHT Center of Excellence discuss diagnosing HHT. Dr. McWilliams and Ms. Wusik walk the audience through how a diagnosis is typically confirmed on the basis of clinical features, in people with symptoms, OR with genetic testing, in asymptomatic family members. This one-hour webinar features 40 minutes of physician presentations immediately followed by an additional 20-minute Q&A session.

In addition, learn how to use the Cure HHT “My HHT Diagnosis” to ensure that you and your family members are receiving the best possible care for HHT. All HHT Care Checklists are available in our Comprehensive Guide to Managing Your HHT booklet – Request your complimentary copy today.

The International Guidelines for Patient Care page on the Cure HHT website provides a complete listing of all topic areas and resource materials.

 

Key points from webinar:

  • Comprehensive overview of all HHT manifestations and screening tests
  • Clinical diagnosis vs. Genetic diagnosis – What is the difference and why should some HHT patients get both?
  • Learn about the various genetic testing scenarios, the possible genetic testing results and who is an “at risk” family member
  • Learn what the person ordering genetic testing should know and be able to share with you