Blood Conservation Strategies / Autologous Transfusion
18th Annual NATA Symposium
The 18th Annual NATA Symposium on Patient Blood Management, Haemostasis and Thrombosis will take place at the Firenze Fiera Congress & Exhibition Center in Florence, Italy, on April 20-21, 2017.
The scientific programme is now online.
The extended deadline for abstract submission is January 15, 2017.
The second announcement can be downloaded here.
For more information, please visit the Events > Annual Symposium section.
More information about the 18th Annual NATA Symposium
Focused Update: Patient Blood Management in Liver Surgery
Patient blood management (PBM) in hepatic surgery, especially orthotopic liver transplantation (OLT), still presents a formidable challenge although such procedures are performed by experienced surgical and anesthetic teams.
In a Nataonline Focused Update, Prof. Manuel Muñoz, Transfusion Medicine, University of Málaga, Spain, shows that a multidisciplinary PBM program aimed to increase preoperative red cell mass, decrease surgical blood loss, and optimize tolerance to postoperative anemia may result in a substantial reduction of transfusion requirements in liver resections and OLT.
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