Coagulation/Haemorrhagic disorders

Coagulation/Haemorrhagic disorders

Coagulation/Haemorrhagic disorders

 

Thrombocytopaenia
Applicants with a diagnosis of thrombocytopenia should be assessed as unfit. Medical certification is considered subject to a haematologist report acceptable to the Authority Medical Section (for Class 1 applicants) or AME who performed the periodic medical examination (Class 2).   Platelet counts below 75 x 10¬9/l should be assessed as unfit.

Haemophilias
Applicants with a diagnosis of Haemophilia A (factor VIII deficient) or Haemophilia B (Factor IX deficient, Christmas disease) should be assessed as unfit.  Medical certification is considered for applicants with a diagnosis of very mild forms with >30% coagulation factor subject to a haematologist report acceptable to the Authority Medical Section (Class 1) or an AME (Class 2).  History of spontaneous bleeding is not acceptable for medical certification.

Von Willibrand disease
Applicants with a diagnosis of Von Willibrand disease should be assessed as unfit.  Medical certification is considered subject to a haematologist report acceptable to the Authority Medical Section (Class 1) or an AME (Class 2) confirming that the phenotype is mild, that there is no history of significant bleeding and that therapy is not required.