LearnTransfusion Series

U of T Rounds: The FIBRES Study and Trends in the issues of fibrinogen replacement therapy from Canadian Blood Services.

January 23, 2020 | 12:00PM to 1:00PM (EDT)


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Presented by:

Dr. Keyvan Karkouti MSc, MD, FRCPC
Chief, Department of Anesthesia and Pain Management
   University Health Network; Sinai Health System; Women's College Hospital

Dr. Kathryn Webert MSc, MD, FRCPC
Medical Director and Special Advisor, Plasma Protein Products,
   Canadian Blood Services

Learning Objectives:

1.     To review the design and results of the FIBRES trial, which compared the effectiveness and risks of cryoprecipitate with fibrinogen concentrate.
2.     To review the historical trends in issues of fibrinogen concentrate and cryoprecipitate from Canadian Blood Services.


Note: The 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.


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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.