Leslie Raffini

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Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Director, Hemostasis and Thrombosis Center, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Department: Pediatrics

Contact information
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Division of Hematology
3501 Civic Center Blvd
CTRB 11th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 267 426-5029
B.S. (Molecular Biology)
University of Wisconsin, 1991.
University of Wisconsin, 1996.
M.S. (Clinical Epidemiology)
University of Pennsylvania, 2005.
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Description of Research Expertise

Risk Factors for Thromboembolic Events in Children

Description of Other Expertise

Diagnosis and Management of Bleeding Disorders in Children

Description of Itmat Expertise

Dr. Raffini's field of interest is clinical research in pediatric hemostasis and thrombosis.

Selected Publications

Kamdar Aditi, Rintoul Natalie, Raffini Leslie: Anticoagulation in neonatal ECMO. Seminars in perinatology 42(2): 122-128, Mar 2018.

Raffini Leslie: Anticoagulation with VADs and ECMO: walking the tightrope. Hematology. American Society of Hematology. Education Program 2017(1): 674-680, Dec 2017.

Branchford B R, Mahajerin A, Raffini L, Chalmers E, van Ommen C H, Chan A K C, Goldenberg N A: Recommendations for standardized risk factor definitions in pediatric hospital-acquired venous thromboembolism to inform future prevention trials: communication from the SSC of the ISTH. Journal of thrombosis and haemostasis : JTH 15(11): 2274-2278, Nov 2017.

Russell Stephen, Bennett Jean, Wellman Jennifer A, Chung Daniel C, Yu Zi-Fan, Tillman Amy, Wittes Janet, Pappas Julie, Elci Okan, McCague Sarah, Cross Dominique, Marshall Kathleen A, Walshire Jean, Kehoe Taylor L, Reichert Hannah, Davis Maria, Raffini Leslie, George Lindsey A, Hudson F Parker, Dingfield Laura, Zhu Xiaosong, Haller Julia A, Sohn Elliott H, Mahajan Vinit B, Pfeifer Wanda, Weckmann Michelle, Johnson Chris, Gewaily Dina, Drack Arlene, Stone Edwin, Wachtel Katie, Simonelli Francesca, Leroy Bart P, Wright J Fraser, High Katherine A, Maguire Albert M: Efficacy and safety of voretigene neparvovec (AAV2-hRPE65v2) in patients with RPE65-mediated inherited retinal dystrophy: a randomised, controlled, open-label, phase 3 trial. Lancet (London, England) 390(10097): 849-860, Aug 2017.

Witmer Char M, Sauck Emily, Raffini Leslie J: A survey of pediatric hematology/oncology specialists regarding management of central line associated venous thrombosis. Pediatric blood & cancer 64(7), Jul 2017.

Ragni M V, Yabes J G, Fogarty P F, Josephson N C, Kessler C M, Neff A T, Raffini L, Brummel-Ziedins K, Moore C G: Pilot randomized, non-inferiority, cross-over trial of once-weekly vs. three times-weekly recombinant factor VIII prophylaxis in adults with severe haemophilia A. Haemophilia : the official journal of the World Federation of Hemophilia 23(1): e43-e46, Jan 2017.

Witmer C, Sauck E, Raffini L: A survey of pediatric hematologist/oncologists regarding the management of central line associated thrombosis. Pediatr Blood Cancer 64: e26383, 2017.

Faustino E Vincent S, Raffini Leslie J: Prevention of Hospital-Acquired Venous Thromboembolism in Children: A Review of Published Guidelines. Frontiers in pediatrics 5: 9, 2017.

Gaballah Marian, Shi Junzi, Kukreja Kamlesh, Raffini Leslie, Tarango Cristina, Keller Marc, Krishnamurthy Ganesh, Racadio John, Patel Manish, Cahill Anne Marie: Endovascular Thrombolysis in the Management of Iliofemoral Thrombosis in Children: A Multi-Institutional Experience. Journal of vascular and interventional radiology : JVIR 27(4): 524-30, Apr 2016.

Guzman Anthony K, Zahra Mahmoud, Trerotola Scott O, Raffini Leslie J, Itkin Maxim, Keller Marc S, Cahill Anne Marie: IVC filter retrieval in adolescents: experience in a tertiary pediatric center. Pediatric radiology 46(4): 534-40, Apr 2016.

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