21st Annual NATA Symposium Scientific Programme

Scientific Programme

Thursday, April 23, 2020

MORNING

8:45-9:00 Welcome address
Charles-Marc Samama, Paris, France
 

Banqueting Hall

PATIENT BLOOD MANAGEMENT AND PERSONALISED TRANSFUSION STRATEGIES

Jean-François Hardy, Montreal, QC, Canada
TBD


9:00-9:20 How to approach liberal vs. restrictive transfusion
Anders Møller, Slagelse, Denmark

9:20-9:40 Are physiological transfusion triggers of any value?
Jens Meier, Linz, Austria

9:40-10:00 PBM - how to monitor the success of implementation
Elvira Bisbe, Barcelona, Spain

10:00-10:30 Discussion


Banqueting Hall

IRON THERAPY – WHAT ARE THE OPTIONS?

Manuel Muñoz, Málaga, Spain
TBD


11:10-11:25 Oral iron – physiology of absorption and therapeutic consequences
TBD

11:25-11:40 Short-term IV iron treatment before cardiac surgery - is it useful?
Jean-François Hardy, Montreal, Qc, Canada

11:40-11:55 Preoperative IV iron in major abdominal surgery: PREVENTT trial
Toby Richards, Perth, WA, Australia & Sandy Abeysiri, London, UK

11:55-12:10 Discussion


N. Skalkotas Hall

PATIENT BLOOD MANAGEMENT
– WHAT I HAVE TO KNOW AS A TRAINEE

Elvira Bisbe, Barcelona, Spain
TBD


11:10-11:25 The basics of PBM – pillar 1
Ane Abad Motos, Madrid, Spain

11:25-11:40 The basics of PBM – pillar 2
Dania Fischer, Frankfurt, Germany

11:40-11:55 The basics of PBM – pillar 3
Tina Tomić Mahečić, Zagreb, Croatia

11:55-12:10 Discussion



12:10-13:50 Lunchtime industry-sponsored satellite symposia and workshops

13:50-14:30 Break and poster visits


Thursday, April 23, 2020

AFTERNOON

Banqueting Hall

PATIENT BLOOD MANAGEMENT IN WOMEN’S HEALTH

Beverley J. Hunt, London, UK
Toby Richards, Perth, WA, Australia


14:30-14:50 Iron for all premenopausal women?
TBD

14:50-15:10 Anaemia during pregnancy and childbirth
Sue Pavord, Oxford, UK

15:10-15:30 Postpartum haemorrhage - facing up to the global challenge
Beverley J. Hunt, London, UK

15:30-16:00 Discussion


N. Skalkotas Hall

SAFETY OF BLOOD AND BLOOD PRODUCTS

Jens Meier, Linz, Austria
TBD


14:30-14:50 Transfusion-related immunomodulation – theoretical or clinically relevant?
David Baron, Vienna, Austria

14:50-15:10 Age of blood – problem solved or ongoing debate?
TBD

15:10-15:30 Pathogen testing 2020 – what is necessary?
Maria Beatrice Rondinelli, Rome, Italy

15:30-16:00 Discussion


16:00-16:40 Break and poster visits


Banqueting Hall

TREATMENT OF COAGULOPATHY

Charles-Marc Samama, Paris, France
TBD


16:40-16:55 Woman + Crash 1-3 = tranexamic acid for everyone!
Beverley J. Hunt, London, UK

16:55-17:10 Lyophilized plasma – a better option than FFP
TBD

17:10-17:25 Fibrinogen and PCC are more effective than plasma!
Dania Fischer, Frankfurt, Germany

17:25-17:40 Whole blood – now or never?
Jakob Stensballe, Copenhagen, Denmark

17:40-18:10 Discussion


N. Skalkotas Hall

BEST POSTERS – PRESENTATIONS AND AWARDS

David Faraoni, Toronto, ON, Canada
TBD


16:40-17:55 The presenters of the 8 best-rated abstracts will be invited to give a 5-minute presentation followed by a 3-minute discussion during the Best Posters session.

17:55-18:10 Awards will be given to the presenters of the 3 best oral communications, which will be selected by audience voting using the “NATA Forum” App.


Friday, April 24, 2020

MORNING

Banqueting Hall

PATIENT BLOOD MANAGEMENT – A POLITICAL ISSUE?

Jens Meier, Linz, Austria
TBD


9:00-9:15 Role of the European Union in promoting PBM
TBD

9:15-9:30 PBM – is it necessary to have a national law?
Giancarlo Liumbruno, Rome, Italy

9:30-9:45 PBM – a South African perspective
Vernon Louw, Cape Town, South Africa

9:45-10:00 The European guideline for PBM implementation – practice vs. theory
Axel Hofmann, Zurich, Switzerland

10:00-10:15 PBM – a spectre for blood bankers?
Charis Matsouka, Athens, Greece

10:15-10:30 Discussion


N. Skalkotas Hall

CELL SALVAGE – OUTDATED OR UP TO DATE?

Toby Richards, Perth, WA, Australia
Manuel Muñoz, Málaga, Spain


9:00-9:15 Cell salvage in paediatrics
David Faraoni, Toronto, ON, Canada

9:15-9:30 Cell salvage in the bleeding trauma patient
Lidia Mora Miquel, Barcelona, Spain

9:30-9:45 Cell salvage in obstetrics
Catherine Ralph, Truro, UK

9:45-10:00 Cell salvage in cancer surgery - a no go?
Timo Seyfried, Regensburg, Germany

10:00-10:30 Discussion

10:30-11:10 Break and poster visits


Banqueting Hall

SABM SESSION – A PRACTICAL APPROACH
TO PATIENT BLOOD MANAGEMENT

TBD
TBD


11:10-11:25 The role of the surgeon in PBM
Pierre Tibi, Prescott, AZ, USA

11:25-11:40 The role of a PBM coordinator
Sherri Ozawa, Englewood, NJ, USA

11:40-11:55 Wind of change – how to initiate PBM in real life?
Aryeh Shander, Englewood, NJ, USA

11:55-12:10 Discussion


N. Skalkotas Hall

PATIENT BLOOD MANAGEMENT IN THE ICU

David Faraoni, Toronto, ON, Canada
TBD


11:10-11:25 Role of iron and EPO in the ICU
Luca Weltert, Rome, Italy

11:25-11:40 Coagulopathies in the ICU
Isabell Pekrul, Munich, Germany

11:40-11:55 Transfusion triggers for critically ill patients – the ESICM guideline
Alexander P. J. Vlaar, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

11:55-12:10 Discussion



12:10-13:50 Lunchtime industry-sponsored satellite symposia and workshops

13:50-14:30 Break and poster visits


Friday, April 24, 2020

AFTERNOON

Banqueting Hall

THE LATEST EVIDENCE

Elvira Bisbe, Barcelona, Spain
Jean-François Hardy, Montreal, QC, Canada


14:30-14:45 Top 5 most important PBM publications in 2019-2020
David Faraoni, Toronto, ON, Canada

14:45-15:00 Management of DOAC-associated bleeding: 2020 update
Charles-Marc Samama, Paris, France

15:00-15:15 POC coagulation monitoring – the way to go
TBD

15:15-15:30 Platelet therapy – anything new?
Daniela Filipescu, Bucharest, Romania

15:30-16:00 Discussion


16:00 Concluding comments
Charles-Marc Samama, Paris, France