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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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From the Literature

Dec 16, 2019

Published: Nov 2019

Ming Y, Liu J, Zhang F, et al.

Transfusion of red blood cells, fresh frozen plasma, or platelets is associated with mortality and infection after cardiac surgery in a dose-dependent manner.
Anesth Analg 2019; Nov 5 [Epub ahead of print].

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NATA REVIEW:
The authors sought to determine whether transfusion of platelets or fresh frozen plasma, in addition to RBCs,...
REVIEW by:
J. M. Cholette

Published: Nov 2019

Roubinian NH, Westlake M, St Lezin EM, et al.

Association of donor age, body mass index, hemoglobin, and smoking status with in-hospital mortality and length of stay among red blood cell-transfused recipients.
Transfusion 2019;59:3362-3370.

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NATA REVIEW:
The authors analysed data from a retrospective cohort of transfused patients from the Recipient Epidemiology...
REVIEW by:
J. M. Cholette

Published: Oct 2019

Heafner T, Bews K, Kalra M, et al.

Transfusion timing and postoperative myocardial infarction and death in patients undergoing common vascular procedures.
Ann Vasc Surg 2019; Oct 15 [Epub ahead of print].

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NATA REVIEW:
This study aimed to evaluate the association of transfusion timing (intraoperative versus postoperative) on the...
REVIEW by:
M. T. Prochaska

Published: Sep 2019

Jackman RP, Utter GH, Lee TH, et al.

Lack of persistent microchimerism in contemporary transfused trauma patients.
Transfusion 2019; Sep 13 [Epub ahead of print].

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NATA REVIEW:
Jackman and colleagues evaluated transfusion-associated microchimerism (TA-MC) in a prospective cohort study...
REVIEW by:
J. M. Cholette

Published: Sep 2018

Goel R, Patel EU, Cushing MM, et al.

Association of perioperative red blood cell transfusions with venous thromboembolism in a North American registry.
JAMA Surg 2018;153:826-833

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NATA REVIEW:
An association between red blood cell (RBC) transfusion and increased incidence of perioperative complications...
REVIEW by:
D. Faraoni

Published: Apr 2018

Roubinian NH, Hendrickson JE, Triulzi DJ, et al.

Contemporary risk factors and outcomes of transfusion-associated circulatory overload.
Crit Care Med 2018;46:577-585.

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NATA REVIEW:
Recently, a joint working group of members of the International Haemovigilance Network, the International Society...
REVIEW by:
C. So-Osman