Highlights from the IV International Symposium of Thrombosis and Anticoagulation (ISTA), October 20-21, 2011, Salvador, Bahia, Brazil JOURNAL OF THROMBOSIS AND THROMBOLYSIS Lopes, R. D., Becker, R. C., Newby, L. K., Peterson, E. D., Hylek, E. M., Granger, C. B., Crowther, M., Wang, T., Carvalho, A. C., Berwanger, O., Giraldez, R. R., Feitosa, G. S., Ribeiro, J. P., Darze, E., Kalil, R. A., Andrande, M., Boas, F. V., Andrade, J., Rocha, A. T., Harrington, R. A., Lopes, A. C., Garcia, D. A. 2012; 34 (1): 143-163


To discuss and share knowledge about advances in the care of patients with thrombotic disorders, the Fourth International Symposium of Thrombosis and Anticoagulation was held in Salvador, Bahia, Brazil, from October 20-21, 2011. This scientific program was developed by clinicians for clinicians and was promoted by three major clinical research institutes: the Brazilian Clinical Research Institute, the Duke Clinical Research Institute of the Duke University School of Medicine, and Hospital do Coração Research Institute. Comprising 2 days of academic presentations and open discussion, the symposium had as its primary goal to educate, motivate, and inspire internists, cardiologists, hematologists, and other physicians by convening national and international visionaries, thought-leaders, and dedicated clinician-scientists. This paper summarizes the symposium proceedings.

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