From the Literature

Published: Sep 2019

Patel D, Yang YX, Trivedi C, et al.

Incidence, duration, and management of anemia: a nationwide comparison between IBD and non-IBD populations.
Inflamm Bowel Dis 2019; Sep 27 [Epub ahead of print].

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NATA REVIEW:
This is a large database report of the incidence and duration of anaemia in the inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)...
REVIEW by:
S. M. Goobie

Published: Sep 2019

Maeda Y, Ogawa K, Morisaki N, Tachibana Y, Horikawa R, Sago H

Association between perinatal anemia and postpartum depression: A prospective cohort study of Japanese women.
Int J Gynaecol Obstet 2019; Sep 26 [Epub ahead of print].

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NATA REVIEW:
Is there a relationship between anaemia and depression in the postpartum period? Certainly perioperative anaemia...
REVIEW by:
S. M. Goobie

Published: Sep 2019

Padmanabhan H, Brookes MJ, Nevill AM, Luckraz H

Association between anemia and blood transfusion with long-term mortality following cardiac surgery.
Ann Thorac Surg 2019;108:687-692.

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NATA REVIEW:
This study by Padmanabhan et al. is a well-conducted retrospective analysis that confirms that anaemia...
REVIEW by:
C. von Heymann

Published: Aug 2019

Savarese G, Jonsson Å, Hallberg AC, Dahlström U, Edner M, Lund LH

Prevalence of, associations with, and prognostic role of anemia in heart failure across the ejection fraction spectrum.
Int J Cardiol 2019; Aug 28 [Epub ahead of print].

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NATA REVIEW:
This study aims to establish a reliable prevalence estimate of anaemia in patients with different severities...
REVIEW by:
M. T. Prochaska

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: Jun 2019

Keeler BD, Dickson EA, Simpson JA, et al.

The impact of pre-operative intravenous iron on quality of life after colorectal cancer surgery: outcomes from the intravenous iron in colorectal cancer-associated anaemia (IVICA) trial.
Anaesthesia 2019;74:714-725.

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NATA REVIEW:
In this follow-up of an open-label randomised controlled trial (designed to be pragmatic and applicable to current...
REVIEW by:
M. Muñoz

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

Althoff FC, Neb H, Herrmann E, et al.

Multimodal patient blood management program based on a three-pillar strategy: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
Ann Surg 2019;269:794-804.

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NATA REVIEW:
This systematic review and meta-analysis focused on the implementation of a comprehensive PBM approach. Studies...
REVIEW by:
B. Froessler

Published: Feb 2018

Boer C, Meesters MI, Milojevic M, et al.

2017 EACTS/EACTA Guidelines on patient blood management for adult cardiac surgery.
J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 2018;32:88-120.

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NATA REVIEW:
There is growing evidence that patient blood management (PBM) is becoming "standard of care" in major surgery...
REVIEW by:
P. Van der Linden

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