LearnTransfusion Series

Journal Club: Intravenous iron isomaltoside improves hemoglobin concentration and iron stores in female iron-deficient blood donors: a randomized double-blind placebo-controlled clinical trial

When: 
May 15, 2018 | 12:00PM to 1:00PM (EDT)
Where: 

Webinar

Speaker

Pierre-Aurèle Morin, MD
Transfusion Medicine Physician Trainee, McMaster University, Hamilton
 

Objectives

  • Review the prevalence, risk factors and clinical impacts of iron deficiency in blood donors
  • Evaluate the possible approaches to prevent and treat iron deficiency in this population
  • Appraise the submitted article and evaluate the role of intravenous iron

Reference

Intravenous iron isomaltoside improves hemoglobin concentration and iron stores in female iron deficient blood donors: a randomized double-blind placebo-controlled clinical trial. Gybel-Brask M, Seeberg J, Thomsen LL, Johansson PI. Transfusion. 2018 Apr;58(4):974-981. doi: 10.1111/trf.14521. Epub 2018 Feb 9. PMID: 29424441


The LearnTransfusion series is the seminar component of the Areas of Focused Competency (AFC)-Diploma Program in Transfusion Medicine. The series, organized by Canadian Blood Services is also open to all practitioners in the field of Transfusion Medicine. Through a series of regular webinars, trainees and practitioners are exposed to various scientific, technical and clinical aspects of transfusion medicine. This session is a self-approved group learning activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification program of The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. For more information about the LearnTransfusion series and how to register for this event visit LearnTransfusion series.

Transfusion

Morin_Event Poster.pdf

Gybel-Brask et al. (2018).pdf