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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Patient blood management in obstetrics: prevention and treatment of postpartum haemorrhage. A NATA consensus statement

Postpartum haemorrhage remains a common obstetric emergency and is the leading cause for maternal mortality worldwide.

The aim of this multidisciplinary consensus statement, published online ahead of print in Blood Transfusion on February 6, 2019, is to provide recommendations on the prevention and treatment of postpartum haemorrhage as part of patient blood management in obstetrics.

It was developed by NATA in collaboration with the International Federation of Gynaecology and Obstetrics (FIGO), the European Board and College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (EBCOG) and the European Society of Anaesthesiology (ESA).

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From the Literature

Sep 22, 2019

Published: Sep 2019

Callum JL, Yeh CH, Petrosoniak A, et al.

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

Tyan P, Taher A, Carey E, et al.

The effect of anemia severity on postoperative morbidity among patients undergoing laparoscopic hysterectomy for benign indications.
Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 2019; Aug 26 [Epub ahead of print].

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NATA REVIEW:
This is a very well-designed retrospective study using a large American surgical database (NISQP) reporting the...
REVIEW by:
S. M. Goobie

Published: Aug 2019

Kaserer A, Rössler J, Braun J, et al.

Impact of a Patient Blood Management monitoring and feedback programme on allogeneic blood transfusions and related costs.
Anaesthesia 2019; Aug 25 [Epub ahead of print].

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NATA REVIEW:
While Patient Blood Management (PBM) is becoming a new standard worldwide with evidence-based and expert consensus...
REVIEW by:
S. M. Goobie

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

Zeeshan M, Hamidi M, Feinstein AJ, et al.

4-factor prothrombin complex concentrate is associated with improved survival in trauma related hemorrhage: a nationwide propensity matched analysis.
J Trauma Acute Care Surg 2019;87:274-281.

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NATA REVIEW:
The authors conducted a retrospective study to evaluate outcomes of severely injured trauma patients who received...
REVIEW by:
J.-F. Hardy