Faculty
Hematology Division
Alphabetical list (active faculty):   
Kristen M. Sanfilippo

Kristen M. Sanfilippo, MD, MPHS

Assistant Professor

Department of Medicine

Hematology Division

Clinical Interests

  • Venous thromboembolism
  • Cancer associated thrombosis
  • Arterial thromboembolism
  • Anticoagulation
  • Antiphospholipid antibody syndrome
  • Pregnancy associated thrombosis
  • Thrombophilia
  • Hypercoagulable diseases

Research Interests

  • Venous thromboembolism
  • Risk prediction, venous thromboembolism in multiple myeloma
  • Cancer associated thrombosis
  • Hypercoagulability in liver disease
  • Risk prediction, anticoagulant associated bleeding

Contact

  • 314-362-0164 (office)
  • 314-362-8813 (fax)
  • Hematology Division
    Campus Box 8125
    Washington University
    660 South Euclid Avenue
    St. Louis, MO 63110
  • Suite 1101 Wohl Hospital (office)

Peer-reviewed Manuscripts

  • Complementing Venous Thromboembolism, a Risky Move
    Sanfilippo KM
    Blood 2021 Nov 25;138(21):2018-2019
  • American Society of Hematology Living Guidelines on the Use of Anticoagulation for Thromboprophylaxis in Patients With COVID-19: July 2021 Update on Post-Discharge Thromboprophylaxis
    Cuker A, Tseng EK, Nieuwlaat R, Angchaisuksiri P, Blair C, Dane K, Davila J, DeSancho MT, Diuguid DL, Griffin DO, Kahn SR, Klok FA, Lee AI, Neumann I, Pai A, Righini M, Sanfilippo K, Siegal DM, Skara M, Terrell DR, Touri K, Akl EA, Al Jabiri RN, Al Jabiri YN, Barbara AM, Bognanni A, Bou Akl I, Boulos M, Brignardello-Petersen R, Charide R, Chan M, Colunga-Lozano LE, Dearness KL, Darzi AJ, Hussein H, Karam SG, Kolb P, Mansour R, Morgano GP, Morsi RZ, Muti-Schunemann G, Nadim MK, Noori A, Philip BA, Piggott T, Qiu Y, Benitez YR, Schunemann F, Stevens A, Solo K, Wiercioch W, Mustafa RA, Schunemann HJ
    Blood Adv 2021 Nov 2; [Epub ahead of print]
  • Effectiveness of Therapeutic Heparin Versus Prophylactic Heparin on Death, Mechanical Ventilation, or Intensive Care Unit Admission in Moderately Ill Patients With Covid-19 Admitted to Hospital: RAPID Randomised Clinical Trial
    Sholzberg M, Tang GH, Rahhal H, AlHamzah M, Kreuziger LB, Ainle FN, Alomran F, Alayed K, Alsheef M, AlSumait F, Pompilio CE, Sperlich C, Tangri S, Tang T, Jaksa P, Suryanarayan D, Almarshoodi M, Castellucci LA, James PD, Lillicrap D, Carrier M, Beckett A, Colovos C, Jayakar J, Arsenault MP, Wu C, Doyon K, Andreou ER, Dounaevskaia V, Tseng EK, Lim G, Fralick M, Middeldorp S, Lee AYY, Zuo F, da Costa BR, Thorpe KE, Negri EM, Cushman M, Juni P
    RAPID trial investigators (Contributors include: Sanfilippo K)

    BMJ 2021 Oct 14;375:n2400
  • American Society of Hematology Living Guidelines on the Use of Anticoagulation for Thromboprophylaxis in Patients With COVID-19: May 2021 Update on the Use of Intermediate-Intensity Anticoagulation in Critically Ill Patients
    Cuker A, Tseng EK, Nieuwlaat R, Angchaisuksiri P, Blair C, Dane K, Davila J, DeSancho MT, Diuguid D, Griffin DO, Kahn SR, Klok FA, Lee AI, Neumann I, Pai A, Righini M, Sanfilippo KM, Siegal D, Skara M, Terrell DR, Touri K, Akl EA, Bou Akl I, Bognanni A, Boulos M, Brignardello-Petersen R, Charide R, Chan M, Dearness K, Darzi AJ, Kolb P, Colunga-Lozano LE, Mansour R, Morgano GP, Morsi RZ, Muti-Schunemann G, Noori A, Philip BA, Piggott T, Qiu Y, Roldan Y, Schunemann F, Stevens A, Solo K, Wiercioch W, Mustafa RA, Schunemann HJ
    Blood Adv 2021 Oct 26;5(20):3951-3959
  • Characteristics and Outcomes of Patients on Concurrent Direct Oral Anticoagulants and Targeted Anticancer Therapies-TacDOAC Registry: Communication From the ISTH SSC Subcommittee on Hemostasis and Malignancy
    Wang TF, Baumann Kreuziger L, Leader A, Spectre G, Lim MY, Gahagan A, Gangaraju R, Sanfilippo KM, Mallick R, Zwicker JI, Carrier M
    J Thromb Haemost 2021 Aug;19(8):2068-2081
  • American Society of Hematology 2021 Guidelines on the Use of Anticoagulation for Thromboprophylaxis in Patients With COVID-19
    Cuker A, Tseng EK, Nieuwlaat R, Angchaisuksiri P, Blair C, Dane K, Davila J, DeSancho MT, Diuguid D, Griffin DO, Kahn SR, Klok FA, Lee AI, Neumann I, Pai A, Pai M, Righini M, Sanfilippo KM, Siegal D, Skara M, Touri K, A Akl E, Bou Akl I, Boulos M, Brignardello-Petersen R, Charide R, Chan M, Dearness K, Darzi AJ, Kolb P, Colunga-Lozano LE, Mansour R, Morgano GP, Morsi RZ, Noori A, Piggott T, Qiu Y, Roldan Y, Schunemann F, Stevens A, Solo K, Ventresca M, Wiercioch W, Mustafa RA, Schunemann HJ
    Blood Adv 2021 Feb 9;5(3):872-888
  • Statins Reduce Mortality in Multiple Myeloma: A Population-Based US Study
    Afzal A, Fiala MA, Gage BF, Wildes TM, Sanfilippo K
    Clin Lymphoma Myeloma Leuk 2020 Dec;20(12):e937-e943
  • Venous Thromboembolism in Multiple Myeloma Is Associated With Increased Mortality
    Schoen MW, Carson KR, Luo S, Gage BF, Li A, Afzal A, Sanfilippo KM
    Res Pract Thromb Haemost 2020 Sep 25;4(7):1203-1210
  • Anticoagulation Practice Patterns in COVID-19: A Global Survey
    Rosovsky RP, Sanfilippo KM, Wang TF, Rajan SK, Shah S, Martin KA, Ni Ainle F, Huisman M, Hunt BJ, Kahn SR, Kevane B, Lee AY, McLintock C, Baumann Kreuziger L
    Res Pract Thromb Haemost 2020 Jul 9; [Epub ahead of print]
  • Assessing the Risk of Venous Thromboembolism in Multiple Myeloma
    Sanfilippo KM
    Thromb Res 2020 Jul;191 Suppl 1:S74-S78
  • Frailty in Older Adults With Multiple Myeloma: A Study of US Veterans
    Patel BG, Luo S, Wildes TM, Sanfilippo KM
    JCO Clin Cancer Inform 2020 Feb;4:117-127
  • Splanchnic Vein Thrombosis Predicts Worse Survival in Patients With Advanced Pancreatic Cancer
    Afzal A, Suhong L, Gage BF, Schoen MW, Carson K, Thomas TS, Sanfilippo KM
    Thromb Res 2020 Jan;185:125-131
  • Metformin Use and Pancreatic Cancer Survival Among Non-Hispanic White and African American U.S. Veterans With Diabetes Mellitus
    Toriola AT, Luo S, Thomas TS, Drake BF, Chang SH, Sanfilippo KM, Carson KR
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 2020 Jan;29(1):169-175
  • Advancing Age and the Risk of Bleomycin Pulmonary Toxicity in a Largely Older Cohort of Patients With Newly Diagnosed Hodgkin Lymphoma
    Thomas TS, Luo S, Reagan PM, Keller JW, Sanfilippo KM, Carson KR
    J Geriatr Oncol 2020 Jan;11(1):69-74
  • Post-MGUS Diagnosis Serum Monoclonal-Protein Velocity and the Progression of Monoclonal Gammopathy of Undetermined Significance to Multiple Myeloma
    Chang SH, Gumbel J, Luo S, Thomas TS, Sanfilippo KM, Luo J, Colditz GA, Carson KR
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 2019 Dec;28(12):2055-2061
  • Prevention and Treatment of Cancer-Associated Venous Thromboembolism: A Review
    Sanfilippo KM, Wang TF
    Curr Treat Options Cardiovasc Med 2019 Nov 20;21(11):70
  • Predicting Venous Thromboembolism in Multiple Myeloma: Development and Validation of the IMPEDE VTE Score
    Sanfilippo KM, Luo S, Wang TF, Fiala MA, Schoen M, Wildes TM, Mikhael J, Kuderer NM, Calverley DC, Keller JW, Thomas TS, Carson KR, Gage BF
    Am J Hematol 2019 Nov;94(11):1176-1184
  • Derivation and Validation of a Risk Assessment Model for Immunomodulatory Drug-Associated Thrombosis Among Patients With Multiple Myeloma
    Li A, Wu Q, Luo S, Warnick GS, Zakai NA, Libby EN, Gage BF, Garcia DA, Lyman GH, Sanfilippo KM
    J Natl Compr Canc Netw 2019 Jul 1;17(7):840-847
  • Commentary
    Sanfilippo KM, Wang TF
    Clin Chem 2018 May;64(5):780
  • Rituximab Induced Pulmonary Edema Managed With Extracorporeal Life Support
    Miller JR, Isakow W, Masood MF, Aguilar P, Sanfilippo KM, Balsara KR, Itoh A
    Case Rep Crit Care 2018 Jan 17;2018:6039045
  • Reply to S. Suissa et al
    Sanfilippo KM, Luo S, Gage BF, Carson KR
    J Clin Oncol 2017 Apr 20;35(12):1378-1379
  • Race-Based Differences in Routine Cytogenetic Profiles of Patients With Multiple Myeloma
    Blue BJ, Luo S, Sanfilippo KM, Ganti A, Gumbel J, O'Brian K, Carson KR
    Br J Haematol 2017 Jan;176(2):322-324
  • Statins Are Associated With Reduced Mortality in Multiple Myeloma
    Sanfilippo KM, Keller J, Gage BF, Luo S, Wang TF, Moskowitz G, Gumbel J, Blue B, O'Brian K, Carson KR
    J Clin Oncol 2016 Nov 20;34(33):4008-4014
  • Longitudinal Body Composition Changes in Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma Survivors: A Retrospective Cohort Study of United States Veterans
    Xiao DY, Luo S, O'Brian K, Sanfilippo KM, Ganti A, Riedell P, Lynch RC, Liu W, Kahl BS, Cashen AF, Fehniger TA, Carson KR
    J Natl Cancer Inst 2016 Jul 5;108(11):djw145
  • Impact of Sarcopenia on Treatment Tolerance in United States Veterans With Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma Treated With CHOP-Based Chemotherapy
    Xiao DY, Luo S, O'Brian K, Ganti A, Riedell P, Sanfilippo KM, Lynch RC, Liu W, Carson KR
    Am J Hematol 2016 Oct;91(10):1002-1007
  • Incidence of Venous Thromboembolism in Patients With Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma
    Sanfilippo KM, Wang TF, Gage BF, Luo S, Riedell P, Carson KR
    Thromb Res 2016 Jul;143:86-90
  • Short- And Long-Term Weight Changes Among United States Veterans With Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma Treated With CHOP Chemotherapy
    O'Brian K, Luo S, Ganti A, Riedell P, Lynch RC, Roop R, Sanfilippo KM, Liu W, Colditz GA, Carson KR
    Leuk Lymphoma 2016 Feb;57(2):313-9
  • Comparative Effectiveness of Anthracycline-Containing Chemotherapy in United States Veterans Age 80 and Older With Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma
    Carson KR, Riedell P, Lynch R, Nabhan C, Wildes TM, Liu W, Ganti A, Roop R, Sanfilippo KM, O'Brian K, Liu J, Bartlett NL, Cashen A, Wagner-Johnston N, Fehniger TA, Colditz GA
    J Geriatr Oncol 2015 May;6(3):211-8
  • Improving Accuracy of International Classification of Diseases Codes for Venous Thromboembolism in Administrative Data
    Sanfilippo KM, Wang TF, Gage BF, Liu W, Carson KR
    Thromb Res 2015 Apr;135(4):616-20
  • Comparative Effectiveness on Survival of Zoledronic Acid Versus Pamidronate in Multiple Myeloma
    Sanfilippo KM, Gage B, Luo S, Weilbaecher K, Tomasson M, Vij R, Colditz G, Carson K
    Leuk Lymphoma 2015 Mar;56(3):615-21
  • Impact of Body Mass Index on Incidence of Febrile Neutropenia and Treatment-Related Mortality in United States Veterans With Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma Receiving Rituximab, Cyclophosphamide, Doxorubicin, Vincristine, Prednisone
    Ganti A, Liu W, Luo S, Sanfilippo KM, Roop R, Lynch R, Riedell P, O'Brian K, Colditz GA, Carson KR
    Br J Haematol 2014 Dec;167(5):699-702
  • Hypertension and Obesity and the Risk of Kidney Cancer in 2 Large Cohorts of US Men and Women
    Sanfilippo KM, McTigue KM, Fidler CJ, Neaton JD, Chang Y, Fried LF, Liu S, Kuller LH
    Hypertension 2014 May;63(5):934-41
  • Influence of Body Mass Index on Survival in Veterans With Multiple Myeloma
    Beason TS, Chang SH, Sanfilippo KM, Luo S, Colditz GA, Vij R, Tomasson MH, DiPersio JF, Stockerl-Goldstein K, Ganti A, Wildes T, Carson KR
    Oncologist 2013;18(10):1074-9
  • Waldenström Macroglobulinemia: A Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results Database Review From 1988 to 2005
    Sekhar J, Sanfilippo K, Zhang Q, Trinkaus K, Vij R, Morgensztern D
    Leuk Lymphoma 2012 Aug;53(8):1625-6

Books and Book Chapters

  • Cancer and Thrombosis
    Sanfilippo K, Wang TF
    In: The Washington Manual of Oncology, 4th Edition (Morgensztern D, Ghobadi A, Govindan R, Editors), Wolters Kluwer, Philadelphia, 2022
  • Disorders of Hemostasis and Thrombosis
    Sanfilippo KM, Gage BF, Wang TF, Yusen RD
    In: The Washington Manual of Medical Therapeutics, 36th Edition (Crees Z, Fritz C, Heudebert A, Noe J, Rengarajan A, Wang X, editors), Wolters-Kluwer, Philadelphia, 2020
  • Disorders of Hemostasis and Thrombosis
    Sanfilippo K, Gage B, Wang T, Yusen R
    In: Washington Manual of Medical Therapeutics (Godara H, Hirbe A, Nassif M, Otepka H, Rosenstock A, eds.), (Chapter 20) 35th Ed., Lippincott, Williams, & Wilkins, 2017
  • Hematologic Disorders and Transfusion Therapy
    Jackups R, Sanfilippo K, Wang T, Blinder M
    In: Washington Manual of Medical Therapeutics (Godara H, Hirbe A, Nassif M, Otepka H, Rosenstock A, eds.), (Chapter 21) 34th Ed., Lippincott, Williams, & Wilkins, 2013
  • Disorders of Hemostasis and Thrombosis
    Yusen R, Eby C, Sanfilippo K, Gage B
    In: Washington Manual of Medical Therapeutics (Godara H, Hirbe A, Nassif M, Otepka H, Rosenstock A, eds.), (Chapter 20) 34th Ed., Lippincott, Williams, & Wilkins, 2013
  • Primary Prevention of Breast Cancer
    Sanfilippo K, Birru M, Vogel V
    In: The Breast: Comprehensive Management of Benign and Malignant Diseases (Copeland EM, Bland KI, eds.), (Chapter 7) 4th Ed., Philadelphia: W.B. Saunders, 2009
  • Multiple Myeloma and Other Hematological Malignancies of Bone
    Sanfilippo K, Seghal R, Roodman D
    In: Bone and Cancer: Topics in Bone Biology (Bronner F, Farach-Carson M, eds.), (Chapter 3) Vol. 5, Philadelphia: Springer, 2009