21st Annual NATA Symposium

21st Annual NATA Symposium, Athens 2020The 21st Annual NATA Symposium on Patient Blood Management, Haemostasis and Thrombosis will take place on April 23-24, 2020 in Athens, Greece.

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Patient blood management in obstetrics: prevention and treatment of postpartum haemorrhage. A NATA consensus statement

Postpartum haemorrhage remains a common obstetric emergency and is the leading cause for maternal mortality worldwide.

The aim of this multidisciplinary consensus statement, published online ahead of print in Blood Transfusion on February 6, 2019, is to provide recommendations on the prevention and treatment of postpartum haemorrhage as part of patient blood management in obstetrics.

It was developed by NATA in collaboration with the International Federation of Gynaecology and Obstetrics (FIGO), the European Board and College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (EBCOG) and the European Society of Anaesthesiology (ESA).

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From the Literature

Sep 17, 2019

Published: Aug 2019

Tyan P, Taher A, Carey E, et al.

The effect of anemia severity on postoperative morbidity among patients undergoing laparoscopic hysterectomy for benign indications.
Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 2019; Aug 26 [Epub ahead of print].

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NATA REVIEW:
This is a very well-designed retrospective study using a large American surgical database (NISQP) reporting the...
REVIEW by:
S. M. Goobie

Published: Aug 2019

Kaserer A, Rössler J, Braun J, et al.

Impact of a Patient Blood Management monitoring and feedback programme on allogeneic blood transfusions and related costs.
Anaesthesia 2019; Aug 25 [Epub ahead of print].

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NATA REVIEW:
While Patient Blood Management (PBM) is becoming a new standard worldwide with evidence-based and expert consensus...
REVIEW by:
S. M. Goobie

Published: Aug 2019

Douketis JD, Spyropoulos AC, Duncan J, et al.

Perioperative management of patients with atrial fibrillation receiving a direct oral anticoagulant.
JAMA Intern Med 2019; Aug 5 [Epub ahead of print].

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NATA REVIEW:
The Perioperative Anticoagulation Use for Surgery Evaluation (PAUSE) cohort study enrolled 3007 atrial fibrillation...
REVIEW by:
C.-M. Samama

Published: Aug 2019

Sullivan IJ, Ralph CJ

Obstetric intra-operative cell salvage: a review of an established cell salvage service with 1170 re-infused cases.
Anaesthesia 2019;74:976-983.

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NATA REVIEW:
This is a retrospective report of 10 years of obstetrical cell salvage use in a single hospital. The authors...
REVIEW by:
J. H. Waters

Published: Jun 2019

Spahn DR, Schoenrath F, Spahn GH, et al.

Effect of ultra-short-term treatment of patients with iron deficiency or anaemia undergoing cardiac surgery: a prospective randomised trial.
Lancet 2019;393:2201-2212.

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NATA REVIEW:
Preoperative anaemia detection and the timely management of deficiencies remain a serious challenge in many health...
REVIEW by:
B. Froessler

Published: May 2019

Vlot EA, Verwijmeren L, van de Garde EMW, Kloppenburg GTL, van Dongen EPA, Noordzij PG

Intra-operative red blood cell transfusion and mortality after cardiac surgery.
BMC Anesthesiol 2019;19:65.

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NATA REVIEW:
Many studies have shown an association between transfusion and adverse events, including short- and long-term...
REVIEW by:
M. Pavesi