Blood Conservation in Cardiac & Vascular Surgery
- Introduction by Moderators: Nikolaos Skubas, MD & Jennifer Hargrave, DO
- Case Presentation: Oscar Tovar Camago, MD
- Setting the Stage from 30,000 feet: Introduction to the Recently Published Update to the Clinical Practice Guidelines on Patient Blood Management and Blood Conservation: Mohamed Abdalla, MD
- Striving Towards a Goal: Goal Directed Management of Coagulopathy: Andrew Jones, MD
- Looking Ahead: Will Factor Concentrates be the Therapy of the Future?: Stephanie Lombardi, BCCCP, PharmD
- All in the Family: Acute Normovolemic Hemodilution and the Evidence: Mariya Geube, MD
- Blood Conservation from a Vascular Surgeon’s Perspective: Christopher Smolock, MD
- Priming the Pump: An Overview of Best Perfusion Practice for Blood Conservation: Patrick Grady
- Blood Conservation from a Cardiac Surgeon’s Perspective: Edward Soltesz, MD
- Considering the Cost: Complications and Financial Implications of Transfusion: NurJehan Quraishy, MD
- Postoperative Considerations: Steven Insler, DO
- Summarize a general overview of testing modalities available for diagnosing coagulopathy.
- Discuss the incidence of transfusion reactions.
- Describe the guideline publications released over the past few years and highlight themes from these guidelines.
This online series is designed for physicians, allied health practitioners and students interested in complex cardiovascular and thoracic conditions.
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The following faculty has indicated they have no relationship which, in the context of their presentation(s), could be perceived as a potential conflict of interest: Nikolaos Skubas, MD, Christopher John Smolock, MD, Mohamed Abdalla, MD, Mariya Geube, MD, Jennifer Hargrave, DO, Patrick Grady, CCP, Stephanie R Lombardi, PHARMD, Nurjehan Quraishy, MD, Andrew Daniel Jones, MD, Oscar Tovar-Camargo, MD, Steven Insler, DO.
The following faculty has indicated that they may have a relationship, which in the context of their presentation(s) could be perceived as a potential conflict of interest: Eric E Roselli, MD, Activity Director: Abbott - Teaching and Speaking. Cook Medical - Teaching and Speaking. Cryolife, Inc. -Consulting. Edwards Lifesciences - Teaching and Speaking. LivaNova, PLC - Consulting, Teaching and Speaking. Medtronic - Consulting. Terumo - Teaching and Speaking. W.L. Gore & Associates - Consulting. Edward Soltesz, MD: Abbott Vascular - Teaching and Speaking. Abiomed - Teaching and Speaking. Edwards Lifesciences - Teaching and Speaking.
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