EACTA Haemostasis and Transfusion Committee

Patient blood management (PBM) in cardiac surgery is an evidence-based, multidisciplinary approach that aims for maintenance of haemostasis and minimization of blood loss in patients who are at risk for allogeneic blood transfusion. PBM transcends individual medical disciplines, and consists of a chain of care that spans the preoperative, intraoperative, and postoperative period.

PBM in cardiac surgery should be considered as separate entity, as the interaction between the cardiothoracic surgeon, anaesthesiologist and clinical perfusionist, the surgical procedures, the unique patient characteristics and the impact of cardiopulmonary bypass distinguishes this discipline from other surgical specialties.

The mission of the subcommittee Haemostasis and Transfusion is to promote educational and research programmes in the field of PBM and to contribute to evidence-based guidance for the clinician in involved in cardiac surgery.

Hanne Berg Ravn - Denmark
E-mail: hanne.berg.ravn[at]regionh.dk
Committee members:Delegate to the Scientific Committee (incl. abstract reviewing)
Daniel Bolliger
E-mail: dabolliger[at]uhbs.ch
Delegate to the Programme Committee
Christian von Heymann
E-mail: christian.heymann[at]vivantes.de
Delegate to the Education Committee
Gabor Erdoes
E-mail: gabor.erdoes[at]insel.ch
David Royston
United Kingdom
E-mail: d.royston[at]rbht.nhs.uk
Michael Sander
E-mail: michael.sander[at]charite.de
Erik Ortmann
E-mail: e.ortmann[at]kerckhoff-klinik.de
Peter Rooseel
E-mail: peterrosseel[at]telenet.be
Marcus Lance
E-mail: marcus.lance[at]mumc.nl
Marco Ranucci
E-mail: cardioanestesia[at]virgilio.it
Andreas Koster
E-mail: AKoster[at]hdz-nrw.de
Ekaterina Baryshnikova
E-mail: ekaterina.baryshnikova[at]gmail.com
Mahdi Najafi
Christa Boer
The Netherlands
E-mail: c.boer[at]vumc.nl
Michael Meesters
E-mail: m.meesters[at]vumc.nl
Seema Agarwal
United Kingdom
E-mail: Seema.Agarwal[at]lhch.nhs.uk
Birgitta Romlin
E-mail: birgitta.romlin[at]vgregion.se
Aamer Ahmed
United Kingdom
E-mail: aamer.ahmed[at]uhl-tr.nhs.uk
Blanca Martinez
E-mail: blancamartinez[at]alice.it
Pascal Colson
E-mail: p-colson[at]chu-montpellier.fr
Matthias Wolff


Interactions and Liaisons

Society: Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists – (SCA)
Website: www.scahq.org
Journal: Anesthesia & Analgesia

Society: Network for the Advancement of Patient Blood Management, Haemostasis and Thrombosis (NATA)
Website: www.nataonline.com
Journal: Transfusion Medicine
Contact: David Faraoni, Christa Boer

Society: International Society on Thrombosis and Hemostasis (ISTH)
Website: www.isth.org
Journal: Journal of Thrombosis and Hemostasis

Society: European Association for Cardiothoracic Surgery (EACTS)
Website: www.eacts.org
Journal: Interactive Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery