Hemostasis and Thrombosis

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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Focused Update: European Society of Anesthesiology Guidelines on the Management of Severe Perioperative Bleeding

European Society of Anesthesiology (ESA) guidelines on the management of severe perioperative bleeding (POB) were published recently.

In a Nataonline Focused Update, Prof. Kozek-Langenecker, Department of Anesthesia and Intensive Care, Evangelical Hospital Vienna, Vienna, Austria, and first author of the article published in the European Journal of Anaesthesiology, provides an overview of the recommendations.

The basis of clinical questions covered in the ESA guidelines is wide, she explains. POB management is not restricted to procoagulant strategies in overt POB but also includes patient optimization before, during and after bleeding. A web-app summarizing the key messages of the guidelines is available on the ESA website.

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From the Literature

Oct 14, 2019

Published: Sep 2019

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A regional massive hemorrhage protocol developed through a modified Delphi technique.
CMAJ Open 2019;7:E546-E561.

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NATA REVIEW:
The authors noted that large academic centres are very likely to have a massive haemorrhage protocol (MHP) but...
REVIEW by:
E. Adams

Published: Sep 2019

Downey LA, Andrews J, Hedlin H, et al.

Fibrinogen concentrate as an alternative to cryoprecipitate in a postcardiopulmonary transfusion algorithm in infants undergoing cardiac surgery: a prospective randomized controlled trial.
Anesth Analg 2019; Sep 3 [Epub ahead of print].

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NATA REVIEW:
This is an excellent multicentre prospective randomised trial evaluating the efficacy of fibrinogen concentrate...
REVIEW by:
E. Adams

Published: Aug 2019

Porter SB, White LJ, Osagiede O, Robards CB, Spaulding AC

Tranexamic acid administration is not associated with an increase in complications in high-risk patients undergoing primary total knee or total hip arthroplasty: a retrospective case-control study of 38,220 patients.
J Arthroplasty 2019; Aug 17 [Epub ahead of print].

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NATA REVIEW:
This study was designed to examine whether tranexamic acid, which is a well-established therapy to reduce postoperative...
REVIEW by:
M. T. Prochaska

Published: Aug 2019

Chaudhury P, Gadre S, Schneider E, et al.

Impact of multidisciplinary pulmonary embolism response team availability on management and outcomes.
Am J Cardiol 2019; Aug 7 [Epub ahead of print].

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NATA REVIEW:
Chaudhury et al. retrospectively analysed the outcomes of 769 consecutive adult patients with pulmonary...
REVIEW by:
J. M. Cholette

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

McNamara H, Kenyon C, Smith R, Mallaiah S, Barclay P

Four years' experience of a ROTEM((R))-guided algorithm for treatment of coagulopathy in obstetric haemorrhage.
Anaesthesia 2019;74:984-991.

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NATA REVIEW:
This important study by McNamara et al. reports on four years of observational data from a large UK...
REVIEW by:
B. Froessler