19th Annual NATA Symposium Scientific Programme

Scientific Programme

Thursday, April 12, 2018

MORNING

8:50-9:00 Welcome addresses
Jean-François Hardy, Montreal, QC, Canada ‒ NATA Chair
Fausto Pinto, Dean, Faculty of Medicine, University of Lisbon, Portugal
 

Auditorium

PREOPERATIVE ANAEMIA
– IS IRON THE BEST ANSWER?

Toby Richards, London, UK
Jorge Matos Órfão, Porto, Portugal


9:00-9:20 What is the best way to classify anaemia?
Jane Keidan, King’s Lynn, UK

9:20-9:40 Management of preoperative iron deficiency – current evidence
Andrew A. Klein, Cambridge, UK

9:40-10:00 Comparative safety of intravenous iron formulations
Michael Auerbach, Baltimore, MD, USA

10:00-10:30 Discussion

10:30-11:10 Break and poster visits


Auditorium

TREATMENT OF ANAEMIA

Manuel Muñoz, Málaga, Spain
Dialina Brilhante, Lisbon, Portugal
Marta Azenha, Coimbra, Portugal


11:10-11:30 Anaemia in the elderly ‒ something special?
Domenico Girelli, Verona, Italy

11:30-11:50 Iron deficiency – it’s not just anaemia
Toby Richards, London, UK

11:50-12:10 Anaemia at discharge ‒ what should be done?
Elvira Bisbe, Barcelona, Spain

12:10-12:40 Discussion


Salão Nobre

WEIGHING THE EVIDENCE FOR COAGULATION THERAPIES IN CARDIAC SURGERY

(Session organised in collaboration with the European Association of Cardiothoracic Anaesthesiology)

Christa Boer, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
David Faraoni, Toronto, ON, Canada


11:10-11:30 Lessons learned from writing the EACTS/EACTA patient blood management guidelines
Christa Boer, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

11:30-11:50 The story of fibrinogen
Christian von Heymann, Berlin, Germany

11:50-12:10 The story of aprotinin
Jan van der Linden, Stockholm, Sweden

12:10-12:40 Discussion



12:40-13:50 Lunchtime industry-sponsored satellite symposia and workshops

13:50-14:30 Break


Thursday, April 12, 2018

AFTERNOON

Auditorium

TRANSFUSIONS – THE SECOND BEST OPTION?

Charles-Marc Samama, Paris, France
Sandra Gestosa, Faro, Portugal


14:30-14:50 Positive influence of transfusion on tissue oxygenation and physical capacity – myth or reality?
Jens Meier, Linz, Austria

14:50-15:10 Factor concentrates, fresh frozen plasma, or nothing!
Beverley J. Hunt, London, UK

15:10-15:30 Are all platelets the same?
Michael F. Murphy, Oxford, UK

15:30-16:00 Discussion


Salão Nobre

PATIENT BLOOD MANAGEMENT
– IMPROVED STANDARDS OF CARE, PATIENT SAFETY AND COST-EFFECTIVENESS

Dafydd Thomas, Swansea, Wales, UK
Lucindo Ormonde, Lisbon, Portugal
Valentina Almeida, Coimbra, Portugal


14:30-14:45 The public health perspective
Axel Hofmann, Zurich, Switzerland

14:45-15:00 The hospital manager’s perspective
Marcel Levi, London, UK

15:00-15:15 Medico-legal implications of patient blood management
Christoph Andreas Zenger, Bern, Switzerland

15:15-15:30 Supporting patient blood management implementation in Europe – the EU-PBM project
Hans Gombotz, Linz, Austria

15:30-16:00 Discussion

16:00-16:40 Break and poster visits


Auditorium

FLUID THERAPY

Jean-François Hardy, Montreal, QC, Canada
Ângela Alves, Lisbon, Portugal


16:40-17:00 Crystalloids/colloids ‒ a never-ending debate
Philippe Van der Linden, Brussels, Belgium

17:00-17:20 Albumin ‒ a rising star or a shot in the dark?
Alexander Vlaar, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

17:20-17:40 Do we know how to monitor fluid therapy?
Azriel Perel, Tel Aviv, Israel

17:40-18:10 Discussion


Salão Nobre

BEST POSTERS
– PRESENTATIONS AND AWARDS

Jens Meier, Linz, Austria
Rosário Orfão, Coimbra, Portugal


16:40-16:48 Evaluation of a non-invasive method for the early preoperative detection of anaemia in a large teaching hospital
Thomas Houston, Liverpool, UK

16:48-16:56 Evaluation of the Easy Reader + spectrophotometer for quantitative point-of-care assessment of ferritin levels in capillary, venous and plasma samples
Manuel Muñoz, Málaga, Spain

16:56-17:04 Dr Facebook and the fog of iron deficiency
Sandaruwani Abeysiri, London, UK

17:04-17:12 Intravenous iron improves haemoglobin and iron stores in female iron-deficient blood donors: a randomised double-blind placebo-controlled clinical trial
Mikkel Gybel-Brask, Copenhagen, Denmark

17:12-17:20 A multilevel and propensity score exploratory analysis of the World Health Organization Multicountry Survey on Maternal and Newborn Health on severe anaemia and maternal death
Jahnavi Daru, London, UK

17:20-17:28 Intravenous iron isomaltoside treatment of women suffering from severe fatigue after postpartum haemorrhage
Charlotte Holm, Copenhagen, Denmark

17:28-17:36 Exploring the availability and acceptability of cell salvage after vaginal birth in the UK: the SalVage study
Ellen Nelissen, Bristol, UK

17:36-17:44 Intraoperative cell salvage: the cost of missed opportunity
Michelle Roets, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

17:44-18:10 Poster awards


Friday, April 13, 2018

MORNING

Auditorium

THE NEWEST EVIDENCE

Jean-François Hardy, Montreal, QC, Canada
Filipa Lança, Lisbon, Portugal


9:00-9:20 Transfusion requirements in cardiac surgery: TRICS III
Alexander Vlaar, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

9:20-9:40 Tranexamic acid in women with postpartum haemorrhage: WOMAN
Beverley J. Hunt, London, UK

9:40-10:00 Randomised controlled trials vs. observational studies ‒ choosing the best evidence to guide clinical practice
David Faraoni, Toronto, ON, Canada

10:00-10:30 Discussion

10:30-11:10 Break and poster visits


Auditorium

PATIENT BLOOD MANAGEMENT
FOR SPECIFIC INDICATIONS

Jens Meier, Linz, Austria
Joana Carvalhas, Coimbra, Portugal


11:10-11:30 Patient blood management in oncology
Michael Auerbach, Baltimore, MD, USA

11:30-11:50 Patient blood management in gastroenterology
Christoph Gasche, Vienna, Austria

11:50-12:10 Patient blood management in obstetrics
Charlotte Holm, Copenhagen, Denmark

12:10-12:40 Discussion


Salão Nobre

ALL ABOARD – PATIENT BLOOD MANAGEMENT MULTIDISCIPLINARY IMPLEMENTATION

(Session organised in collaboration with Anemia Working Group Portugal)

António Robalo Nunes, Lisbon, Portugal
Elvira Bisbe, Barcelona, Spain


11:10-11:30 Patient blood management as a public health issue ‒ a call for action
Aryeh Shander, Englewood, NJ, USA

11:30-11:50 Practical and interactive approach to patient blood management ‒ national model
Jorge Félix, Lisbon, Portugal

11:50-12:10 Role of health authorities in the implementation of a patient blood management programme
João Almeida e Sousa, Lisbon, Portugal

12:10-12:40 Discussion



12:40-13:50 Lunchtime industry-sponsored satellite symposia and workshops

13:50-14:30 Break and poster visits


Friday, April 13, 2018

AFTERNOON

Auditorium

HOW TO TREAT COAGULOPATHY

Rainer Moog, Cottbus, Germany
Pais Martins, Lisbon, Portugal


14:30-14:50 Direct oral anticoagulant-induced coagulopathy – how and when to treat
Charles-Marc Samama, Paris, France

14:50-15:10 Lyophilised plasma ‒ a new therapeutic option?
Sophie Susen, Lille, France

15:10-15:30 Is whole blood making a comeback?
Jakob Stensballe, Copenhagen, Denmark

15:30-16:00 Discussion


16:00 Concluding comments
Jean-François Hardy, Montreal, QC, Canada