How safe is blood? An overview
New pathogens—what's out there?
Pathogen inactivation in 2011
Monitoring the effectiveness of fluid therapy: volume vs. oxygen delivery
The ideal fluid in the intensive care unit: what is the evidence?
Acute traumatic coagulopathy
Red blood cells, fresh frozen plasma and platelets should be administered in a 1:1:1 ratio: PRO
Red blood cells, fresh frozen plasma and platelets should be administered in a 1:1:1 ratio: CON
Postoperative anemia in orthopedic patients - the Transfusion Requirements in Orthopedic Patients (TRIOS) study (phase 2)
Tranexamic acid in trauma—CRASH-2 study
Transfusion triggers in orthopedic patients
Preoperative management of anemic patients coming for major orthopedic surgery
Transfusion alternatives in orthopedic patients
Antiplatelet agents: old, new, and monitoring their effect
To stop or not to stop antiplatelet therapy? Bridging: when and how?
Risk and management of bleeding in patients on antiplatelet therapy
Thromboprophylaxis: for whom, when and how?
Improving blood safety through hemovigilance: introduction of pathogen inactivation for platelet concentrates in Switzerland
Evaluation of a new filter for packed red blood cells concentrates
National survey of the transfusion practitioner role
The evolution of transfusion requirements in cardiac surgery
Determinants of red blood cell transfusion in surgical patients
Predictive factors of intraoperative blood transfusion in pediatric cardiac patients
Predictor risk factors for transfusion in nephrectomy
HaemOPtimal: Randomized feasibility study of the optimal haemoglobin trigger for red blood cell transfusion (RBC) of anaemic cancer patients (PTS) treated with chemotherapy (CT)
Clinical benefit of restrictive transfusion criteria in degenerative spine surgery
Massive transfusion protocol is not associated with a reduced risk of early coagulopathy
Use of human erythropoietin, recombinant factor VIIa and parenteral iron in a Jehovah's Witness patient with life-threatening post-operative blood loss
Nurse transfusion culture in Danish surgical and anaesthetic wards, and intensive care units
Who do you think you are? A regional audit of wristband compliance in high dependency patients
Northern Ireland audit of preventable anaemia and avoidable transfusion
Allogeneic blood transfusion in emergency room: are we doing well? Pilot study results
Impact of national transfusion indicators on appropriate blood usage in critically ill patients
Optimizing transfusion in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) after cardiac surgery: Combining a transfusion algorithm based upon thrombelastography (TEG) with business change management intervention in both doctors and nurses
A strategy for reducing unjustified blood transfusion requests in a regional hospital in Israel
The production of a bookmark as a tool to improve the appropriate use of blood components in the South West region of England.
Educational program of transfusion medicine in General Hospital Celje for rational use of blood and blood components
P21:
Outcome of bloodless thyroidectomy in a resource-poor setting
Preoperative autologous blood donation program: Experience during 2009 and 2010
A randomised controlled trial on erythropoietin and blood salvage as transfusion alternatives in orthopaedic surgery using a restrictive transfusion policy
Intraoperative cell salvage in general surgery
Effects of cell saver autologous blood transfusion on allogeneic blood transfusion in patients undergoing primary hip and knee replacement
Are we using cell salvage enough?
Impact of the appointment of a cell salvage co-ordinator on cell salvage usage and staff education/competencies in a UK Teaching Hospital
Structural cell saver use in the cardiosurgical setting reduces 24 hour blood loss and overall red blood cell transfusion
Learning from incidents: an intraoperative cell salvage incident investigation
A prospective, randomized, controlled trial of retransfusion of intra-operatively collected filtered whole blood in total hip surgery with the Sangvia™ Blood Reinfusion System
Neopterin levels confirm immunostimulation by unwashed salvaged blood transfusion
Prevalence and severity of anaemia among medical patients from different hospital departments
Significance of anaemia in ICU admission in COPD patients
The prevalence and significance of preoperative anaemia in elective cardiac surgical patients
Association of anaemia and liver dysfunction in obese patients undergoing bariatric surgery
The degree of postoperative anaemia is not related to orthostatic intolerance during early mobilization after total hip arthroplasty
Correct management of anaemia as real alternative to blood transfusion in multicentral hospital
Multidisciplinary management to optimize preoperative haemoglobin level in colorectal cancer resection
Diagnostic value of the soluble transferrin receptor in the treatment of perioperative anaemia with erythropoietin and intravenous iron
Anaemia in surgical patients: A proposal for preventing blood transfusion
Use of epoetin alfa in trauma patients
Efficacy of iron sucrose and ferric carboxymaltose for the management of preoperative anaemia in major elective surgery: a comparative cohort study
Management of a pregnant woman with Anti-Inb
Postoperative iron after lower limb arthroplasty: a comparative study of the effects of 300 vs. 600 mg IV iron administration on transfusion requirements
Tolerability and efficacy of accelerated dose low molecular weight iron dextran (Cosmofer®) in patients with chronic kidney disease
Analysis of the effects of intra-venous iron therapy on haemoglobin and ferritin in patients with anaemia and inflammatory bowel disease
Cost analysis of parental iron therapies for anaemia in inflammatory bowel disease
Acute hemodynamic effects of hypertonic hydroxyethyl starch (HHES) and hydroxyethyl starch 130/04 (HES) in patients (pts) with severe sepsis and septic shock (SS)
Evolution of antithrombin III levels and outcome in cardiac surgery with extracorporeal circulation
Importance of potential bleeding lesions in multiple trauma
Acquired hemophilia presenting in a 14-year old girl
Importance of increasing blood pressure at end of operation to prevent postoperative blood loss
What do we know about the use of tranexamic acid in pediatric cardiac surgery?
Tight control of coagulation in the immediate postoperative period is associated with improved long-term outcomes after intra-operative massive transfusion
Evaluation of the ROTEM® thromboelastometer at a busy district general hospital
Thromboelastometry for the assessment of coagulation abnormalities in adult endocarditis undergoing cardiac surgery
Minimal effects of fresh frozen plasma administration on clot firmness as measured by rotation thromboelastometry
Efficacy of fibrinogen, factor XIII and TAFI to in vitro clot formation and protection against tPA-induced fibrinolysis in hemodilution model
The use of thromboelastography as a monitoring tool in the efficacy of warfarin anticoagulation reversal by the administration of fresh frozen plasma or prothrombin complex factor concentrate
Whole blood viscoelastic testing may better reflect post-hepatic resection coagulation status than PT-INR
The comparison of fibrinogen levels assessment carried out by TEG and the conventional Clauss method
Impact of a control system on thromboprophylaxis in critically ill patients