Fluid Therapy / Oxygen Carriers

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.


From the Literature

Sep 23, 2017

Published: Aug 2016

Lagny MG, Roediger L, Koch JN, et al.

Hydroxyethyl starch 130/0.4 and the risk of acute kidney injury after cardiopulmonary bypass: a single-center retrospective study.
J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 2016;30:869-875.

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NATA REVIEW:
This single-centre retrospective study reports a greater incidence of acute kidney injury (AKI) in the immediate...
REVIEW by:
P. Van der Linden

Published: Jul 2016

Marx G, Schindler AW, Mosch C, et al.

Intravascular volume therapy in adults: Guidelines from the Association of the Scientific Medical Societies in Germany.
Eur J Anaesthesiol 2016;33:488-521.

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NATA REVIEW:
These guidelines on volume therapy should be considered in the bundle concept of patient blood management (PBM)...
REVIEW by:
S. Kozek-Langenecker

Published: Jan 2016

Qureshi SH, Rizvi SI, Patel NN, Murphy GJ

Meta-analysis of colloids versus crystalloids in critically ill, trauma and surgical patients.
Br J Surg 2016;103:14-26.

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NATA REVIEW:
This new meta-analysis comparing colloids to crystalloids in critically ill, trauma and surgical patients confirms...
REVIEW by:
P. Van der Linden

Published: Oct 2015

Young P, Bailey M, Beasley R, et al.

Effect of a buffered crystalloid solution vs saline on acute kidney injury among patients in the intensive care unit: the SPLIT randomized clinical trial.
JAMA 2015;314:1701-1710.

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NATA REVIEW:
The SPLIT study, a double-bind, cluster randomised, double-crossover trial that was conducted in 4 ICUs...
REVIEW by:
M. Piagnerelli

Published: Nov 2014

Frenette A, Bouchard J, Bernier P, et al.

Albumin administration is associated with acute kidney injury in cardiac surgery: a propensity score analysis.
Crit Care 2014;18:602.

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NATA REVIEW:
In this retrospective study including 984 patients undergoing cardiac surgery, the authors observed that...
REVIEW by:
P. Van der Linden

Published: Oct 2014

Peake SL, Delaney A, Bailey M, et al.

Goal-directed resuscitation for patients with early septic shock.
N Engl J Med 2014;371:1496-1506.

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NATA REVIEW:
The Australasian Resuscitation in Sepsis Evaluation (ARISE) was a multicentre randomised study comparing early...
REVIEW by:
M. Piagnerelli