Patient Blood management in cardiac surgery: what is the place of aprotinin?

Free online EACTA webinar

An application has been made to the EACCME® for CME accreditation of this event

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What’s in it for me?

After joining the webinar, you will better:

  • Recognize the impact of bleeding and transfusion on patients’ outcomes after cardiac surgery.
  • Identify predictors for bleeding after cardiac surgery.
  • Plan for prevention of bleeding and blood transfusion reduction after cardiac surgery.
  • Describe the current supportive evidence and roles of aprotinin to minimize postoperative transfusion after cardiac surgery.
  • Discuss the safety and patterns of using aprotinin for cardiac surgery in light of the Nordic Aprotinin Patient Registry (NAPaR).

Target Audience

Cardiac surgeons, cardiovascular anaesthetists, perfusionists, intensivists, general anaesthetists, anaesthesia certified nurses, nurses, interns, and medical students.

Scientific director: Mohamed R. El Tahan, EACTA Education chair


Scientific Moderator: Aamer Ahmed, United Kingdom

  1. 17:00-17:20 Bleeding and transfusion in cardiac surgery: where are we now - Aamer Ahmed, United Kingdom
  2. 17:20-17:40 Aprotinin in current clinical practices: sharing of experience - Steffen Rex, Belgium
  3. 17:40-18:00 Latest data from the Aprotinin Patient Registry - Kai Zacharowski, Germany
  4. 18:00-18:25 Q&A from the audience
  5. 18:25-18:30 Wrapping up and Adjourn - Aamer Ahmed, United Kingdom

The webinar is supported by an unrestricted educational grant by Nordic Pharma.

Event Details
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  • Start Date
    May 3, 2021 5:00 pm
  • End Date
    May 3, 2021 6:30 pm
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