The global need for blood transfusions is increasing due to the growing numbers of surgical procedures with enlarged bleeding risk and accompanying therapies in tumor diseases. Patient Blood Management is a concept strongly recommended by the World Health Organization to be implemendted by all Member States in order to avoid unnecessary blood transfusions by utilizig the patient's own reserves.PBM is an interdisciplinary cross-sectoral, mulit-modal and, in particular, patient-oriented bundle concept aimed at the appropriate reduction of transfusion rates in large surgeries and oncological diseases and aimed to the reduction of transfusion-associated complications and costs both in short-term and long-term perspectives.


Because of the special Covid-19 situation we decided to offer a weekly online seminar.

Our next online seminar: May 20th at 7 pm (Vienna Time) 

Topic: How covid affected cardiothoracic surgery

Konstantina Triantafyllopoulou
Cardiothoracic Surgeon
Interbalkan Medical Center

The essence of the online seminar is to provide up-to-date education about cardiac and thoracic surgery.

As always the academic faculty will consist of experts, who are well recognized in the scientific and medical world.

We hope that you will be interested in participating in this high quality international online seminar.

Please forward this webinar information to colleagues with interest in perioperative bleeding management.

We are looking forward to receiving your application for this special seminar series!

20. Mai 2021
Externe Partner

Prim. Univ.-Prof. Dr. Sibylle Kietaibl



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