In this section of the BJH, we aim to provide a snapshot of pivotal studies published in recent issues of the most important international journals focusing on haematology. Importantly, the selection of the studies discussed here is the sole responsibility of the publisher and was not influenced by third parties. Do you miss an important study, or did you read a hidden jewel that deserves to be shared with your colleagues? Please, let us know ( and we will make sure to include it in the journal scan section of the next BJH issue.

(BELG J HEMATOL 2020;11(4):190–3)