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MUSC Update on Perfusion Conference

MUSC 21st Annual Update on Perfusion Conference. The Cardiovascular Perfusion program at MUSC will be hosting the 21st Annual Update on Perfusion Conference, October 24-26, 2019 in Charleston, SC. As one of the longest running multi-disciplinary scientific programs, The Update on Perfusion Conference features the industry’s most contemporary techniques and emerging technological advancements. Conference delegates…

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MED Symposium 2019 (Minimally Invasive/ECMO/Dallas)

This course will include captivating lectures on both Minimally, invasive Cardiac Surgery as well as Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO). The focus will be on surgical techniques as well as cannulation for these respective patient groups. There will also be an in depth look at post-op care and ICU management for these types of cases. This…

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Blood Utilization in Revision Versus First-Time Cardiac Surgery: An Update in the Era of Patient Blood Management

Relative to first-time (primary) cardiac surgery, revision cardiac surgery is associated with increased transfusion requirements, but studies comparing these cohorts were performed before patient blood management (PBM) and blood conservation measures were commonplace. The current study was performed as an update to determine if this finding is still evident in the PBM era.

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Patient Blood Management In The Cardiac Surgical Setting: An Updated Overview

In cardiac surgical patients it is a complex challenge to find the ideal balance between anticoagulation and hemostasis. Preoperative anemia and perioperative higher transfusion rates are related to increased morbidity and mortality. Patient blood management (PBM) is an evidence based patient specific individualized protocol used in the perioperative setting in order to reduce perioperative bleeding and transfusion rates and to improve patient outcomes.

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