Anemia Effects and Management

18th Annual NATA Symposium

18th Annual NATA Symposium, Florence 2018The 18th Annual NATA Symposium on Patient Blood Management, Haemostasis and Thrombosis, which took place in Florence on April 20-21 was a great success, with close to 600 participants from over 45 countries.

Get a glimpse of this great educational meeting in this short video clip.

The 19th Annual NATA Symposium will be held in Lisbon, Portugal, on April 12-13, 2018.

The deadline for abstract submission is December 20, 2017. More information will be posted here shortly.

News from the Industry: Monofer – a new therapeutic option for iron-deficiency anemia

Monofer® (iron isomaltoside 1000) is an innovative intravenous iron preparation that allows high-dose iron treatment for patients with iron-deficiency anemia. Monofer is indicated for the treatment of iron-deficiency anemia when oral iron preparations are ineffective or cannot be used, or when there is a clinical need to deliver iron rapidly.
For more information on Monofer, read the full article.

Read more on this


From the Literature

Oct 18, 2017

Published: Mar 2017

White MC, Longstaff L, Lai PS

Effect of pre-operative anaemia on post-operative complications in low-resource settings.
World J Surg 2017;41:644-649.

#

NATA REVIEW:
This study reports on the impact of anaemia upon surgical outcome by retrospectively analysing a cohort of 2073 patients...
REVIEW by:
B. Clevenger

Published: Mar 2017

Ad N, Holmes SD, Patel J, et al.

The impact of a multidisciplinary blood conservation protocol on patient outcomes and cost after cardiac surgery.
J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2017;153:597-605.

#

NATA REVIEW:
This before-and-after study confirms that a standardised intraoperative blood conservation programme including...
REVIEW by:
P. Van der Linden

Published: Jan 2017

French CJ, Glassford NJ, Gantner D, et al.

Erythropoiesis-stimulating agents in critically ill trauma patients: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
Ann Surg 2017;265:54-62.

#

NATA REVIEW:
In this paper, French and co-authors address the ongoing debate on the use of erythropoietin (EPO) in critically...
REVIEW by:
C. So-Osman

Published: Nov 2016

von Heymann C, Kaufner L, Sander M, et al.

Does the severity of preoperative anemia or blood transfusion have a stronger impact on long-term survival after cardiac surgery?
J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2016;152:1412-1420.

#

NATA REVIEW:
In this study, von Heymann and colleagues describe the effects of different degrees of preoperative anaemia and/or...
REVIEW by:
J. Meier

Published: Oct 2016

Voorn VM, van der Hout A, So-Osman C, et al.

Erythropoietin to reduce allogeneic red blood cell transfusion in patients undergoing total hip or knee arthroplasty.
Vox Sang 2016;111:219-225.

#

NATA REVIEW:
The authors conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis to assess the benefits, the safety and the costs...
REVIEW by:
J.-F. Hardy

Published: Sep 2016

Goobie SM, Faraoni D, Zurakowski D, DiNardo JA

Association of preoperative anemia with postoperative mortality in neonates.
JAMA Pediatr 2016;170:855-862.

#

NATA REVIEW:
In this retrospective analysis of data collected in the American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality...
REVIEW by:
J. Lacroix