Blood Conservation Strategies / Autologous Transfusion
19th Annual NATA Symposium
The 19th Annual NATA Symposium on Patient Blood Management, Haemostasis and Thrombosis took place on April 12-13, 2018 in Lisbon, Portugal.
This year, 580 delegates from 38 countries participated in the symposium and there was a record local attendance of 167 attendees from Portugal.
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19th Annual Symposium General Information
Slide Presentations from the 16th Annual NATA Symposium, Prague, 2015
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Slide Presentations from the 16th 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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