10th Annual NATA Symposium Scientific Program

Scientific Program

Thursday, April 16, 2009

MORNING

8:45-9:00 Opening Addresses
Hans Gombotz, Linz, Austria
Dr. Peter Sonnberger, on behalf of the Governor of Upper Austria
Dr. Christina Dolezal, Deputy Mayoress of Linz

 

8:45-9:00 Welcome Addresses
Philippe Van der Linden, Brussels, Belgium

 

IMPLEMENTING PATIENT BLOOD MANAGEMENT

Alice Maniatis, Athens, Greece
Gerhard Lanzer, Graz, Austria


9:00-9:20 How to Implement Practice Guidelines
Hub Wollersheim, Nijmegen, The Netherlands

9:20-9:40 Implementing Transfusion Practice Guidelines – The Austrian Way
Hans Gombotz, Linz, Austria

9:40-10:00 Inventory Management of Blood Components
Lawrence Tim Goodnough, Stanford, CA, USA

10:00-10:30 Questions and Answers

10:30-11:00 Break


ANEMIA

Philippe Van der Linden, Brussels, Belgium
Michael Hiesmayr, Vienna, Austria


11:00-11:20 Tolerance of Perioperative Anemia
Oliver Habler, Frankfurt, Germany

11:20-11:40 Anemia in Coronary Artery Disease Patients
Jeffrey L. Carson, New Brunswick, NJ, USA

11:40-12:00 Anemia Management – Role of Intravenous Iron
Michael Auerbach, Baltimore, MD, USA

12:00-12:30 Questions and Answers


TRANSFUSION COMPLICATIONS

Marcela Contreras, London, UK
Christian Gabriel, Linz, Austria


11:00-11:20 Emerging Transfusion-Transmitted Infections – Role of Pathogen Inactivation
Rainer Moog, Munich, Germany

11:20-11:40 ALI, TRALI or TACO
Ognjen Gajic, Rochester, MN, USA

11:40-12:00 Transfusion-Associated Immune Modulation
Hans Jørgen Nielsen, Hvidrove, Denmark

12:00-12:30 Questions and Answers


12:30-14:30 Lunch Break, Satellite Symposia


LUNCHTIME SATELLITE SYMPOSIUM: MANAGEMENT OF MASSIVE INTRAOPERATIVE BLOOD LOSS

Supported by an educational grant from CSL Behring
Oliver Habler, Frankfurt, Germany


12:45-13:05 Point-of-Care Monitoring of Coagulation
Klaus Görlinger, Essen, Germany

13:05-13:25 Specific Alterations of Coagulation in Trauma
Herbert Schöchl, Salzburg, Austria

13:25-13:45 Therapeutic Options
Oliver Habler, Frankfurt, Germany

13:45-14:15 Discussion


 

Thursday, April 16, 2009

AFTERNOON

FLUID THERAPY

Konrad Messmer, Munich, Germany
Karl-Heinz Lindner, Innsbruck, Austria


14:30-14:50 Trauma Resuscitation: Crystalloids vs. Colloids
Philippe Van der Linden, Brussels, Belgium

14:50-15:10 Effects of Colloids on Bleeding in Major Surgery
Sybille Kozek-Langenecker, Vienna, Austria

15:10-15:30 Early Sepsis Resuscitation: Crystalloids vs. Colloids
Lauralyn A. McIntyre, Ottawa, ON, Canada

15:30-16:00 Questions and Answers


TRANSFUSION ALTERNATIVES IN PEDIATRICS (BAATA SESSION)

Maria Shtarbova-Slavova, Sofia, Bulgaria
Alice Maniatis, Athens, Greece


14:30-14:42 Association Between Age and Blood Loss – Blood Sparing Strategies
Maria Shtarbova-Slavova, Sofia, Bulgaria

14:42-14:54 Neonatal Anemia – Erythropoietin as an Alternative to Transfusion
Neli Jekova, Sofia, Bulgaria

14:54-15:06 Recombinant Factor VIIa in Pediatric Cardiac Surgery
Stanimir Georgiev, Sofia, Bulgaria

15:06-15:18 Recombinant Factor VIIa in Pediatric Trauma Patients
Rumyana Andonova, Sofia, Bulgaria

15:18-15:30 Blood-Sparing Strategies in Surgery
Petrana Dojnova, Sofia, Bulgaria

15:30-16:00 Questions and Answers

16:00-16:30 Break


ORAL COMMUNICATIONS (POSTER AWARDS)

Jean-François Hardy, Montreal, QC, Canada
Charles-Marc Samama, Paris, France


16:30-16:45 Development of a UK Intraoperative Cell Salvage Education Workbook
Hannah Grainger, Cardiff, Wales, UK

16:45-17:00 The Normobaric Oxygen Paradox – a Cheap and Safe Means to Increase Hb
Costantino Balestra, Brussels, Belgium

17:00-17:15 Impact of Temporary Market Withdrawal of Aprotinin on the Use of Blood Components and Hemostatic Agents in a Cardiac Surgical Unit
Ruth Muñoz de la Vega, Madrid, Spain

17:15-17:30 Impact of Platelet Mapping Service on Surgical Cancellation Rate
Nicola Jones, London, UK

17:45-18:30 NATA General Assembly


Friday, April 17, 2009

MORNING

BREAKING NEWS

Philippe Van der Linden, Brussels, Belgium
Dean A. Fergusson, Ottawa, ON, Canada

 
9:00-9:20 CU-2010 – A Novel Antifibrinolytic Agent With Anticoagulant Properties
Wulf Dietrich, Munich, Germany

9:20-9:40 Advances in Platelet Function Monitoring
Paul A. Gurbel, Baltimore, MD, USA

9:40-10:00 Implementing Patient Blood Management in Western Australia
Simon C. Towler, Perth, WA, Australia

10:00-10:30 Questions and Answers

10:30-11:00 Break


PERIOPERATIVE HEMOSTASIS

Konrad Messmer, Munich, Germany
Sybille Kozek-Langenecker, Vienna, Austria

 
11:00-11:20 Insights on the BART Study
Dean A. Fergusson, Ottawa, ON, Canada

11:20-11:40 Fresh Frozen Plasma: Should We Be Using More or Less?
Jean-François Hardy, Montreal, QC, Canada

11:40-12:00 Fibrinogen and Prothrombin Complex Concentrate for the Management of Massive Bleeding
Petra Innerhofer, Innsbruck, Austria

12:00-12:30 Questions and Answers


BLOOD MANAGEMENT IN ORTHOPEDIC SURGERY

Oliver Habler, Frankfurt, Germany
Manuel Muñoz, Málaga, Spain

 
11:00-11:20 Detection, Evaluation and Management of Preoperative Anemia in Elective Orthopedic Surgery
Lawrence Tim Goodnough, Stanford, CA, USA

11:20-11:40 Perioperative Transfusion Triggers in Orthopedic Surgery
Jeffrey L. Carson, New Brunswick, NJ, USA

11:40-12:00 Perioperative Red Cell Salvage in Orthopedic Surgery – Washed or Unwashed?
Dafydd Thomas, Swansea, Wales, UK

12:00-12:30 Questions and Answers

12:30-14:30 Lunch Break, Satellite Symposium


LUNCHTIME SATELLITE SYMPOSIUM: BLEEDING MANAGEMENT IN CLINICAL PRACTICE

Supported by an educational grant from Biotest Austria GmbH
Sybille Kozek-Langenecker, Vienna, Austria
Hans Gombotz, Linz, Austria

 
12:45-13:00 Plasmatic and Cellular Coagulation
Michael Spannagl, Munich, Germany

13:00-13:15 Perioperative Hemostatic Disturbances
Wulf Dietrich, Munich, Germany

13:15-13:30 Evidence-Based Use of Prothrombin Complex Concentrates
Charles-Marc Samama, Paris, France

13:30-13:45 Alternatives Anticoagulants for Treatment/Prevention of HIT – The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
Andreas Koster, Berlin, Germany

13:45-14:15 Discussion


LUNCHTIME SATELLITE SYMPOSIUM: POINT-OF-CARE COAGULATION MONITORING

Supported by educational grants from Ekomed, Haemonetics, Medtronic and Pentapharm
Petra Innerhofer, Innsbruck, Austria
Philippe Van der Linden, Brussels, Belgium

 
12:45-13:00 Heparin Management in Cardiac Surgery
Andreas Koster, Berlin, Germany

13:00-13:15 ROTEM® - Basics of Technology and Examples of Clinical Use
Robert Kong, Brighton, UK

13:15-13:30 TEG®-Based Decision Making in the Treatment of Bleeding Following Cardiac Surgery
Peter Robbins, Plymouth, UK

13:30-13:45 Multiple Electrode Aggregometry in the Perioperative Setting
Csilla Jámbor, Munich, Germany

13:45-14:15 Discussion


 

Friday, April 17, 2009

AFTERNOON

THROMBOSIS

Jean-François Hardy, Montreal, QC, Canada
Helfried Metzler, Graz, Austria

 
14:30-14:50 New Antiplatelets Agents
Paul A. Gurbel, Baltimore, MD, USA

14:50-15:10 New Anticoagulants
Nadia Rosencher, Paris, France

15:10-15:30 Management of Patients on New Antiplatelet/Anticoagulant Agents
Charles-Marc Samama, Paris, France

15:30-16:00 Questions and Answers


CONTROVERSIES IN CELL SALVAGE

Dafydd Thomas, Swansea, Wales, UK
Hans Gombotz, Linz, Austria

 
14:30-14:50 Cell Salvage and Cancer
Ernil Hansen, Regensburg, Germany

14:50-15:10 Cell Salvage and Bowel Contamination
Jonathan H. Waters, Pittsburg, PA, USA

15:10-15:30 Cell Salvage and Obstetric Hemorrhage
Sue Catling, Swansea, Wales, UK

15:30-16:00 Questions and Answers

16:00-16:30 Break


AGE OF BLOOD – DOES IT MATTER?

Marcela Contreras, London, UK
Manuel Muñoz, Málaga, Spain

 
16:30-16:50 Yes
Gavin J. Murphy, Bristol, UK

16:50-17:10 No
Dean A. Fergusson, Ottawa, ON, Canada

17:10-17:30 Questions and Answers

17:30Concluding Comments