LearnTransfusion Series

U of T Rounds: Transfusion Support for Solid Organ and Stem Cell Transplant Patients

November 23, 2017 | 12:00PM to 1:00PM (EDT)



Christine Cserti-Gazdewich, MD, FRCPC, FASCP
Transfusion Medicine Specialist & Consultant Hematologist, Laboratory Medicine Program, Division of Hematology                              University Health Network

Assistant Professor, Departments of Medicine & Laboratory Medicine/Pathobiology
University of Toronto


  1. To outline the quantities involved in transfusion support of transplantation
  2. To discuss the blood matching and immunohematologic challenges ("qualities involved") in transfusion support of transplantation
  3. To explore other special needs or modifications relevant in transfusion support of transplantation

To view live webcast please log onto www.transfusionontario.org and click on the Webcasting Centre.  This link will direct you to The Ontario Telemedicine Network webcast page. Go to “Live Events” and select “Public” From the next page select the appropriate webcast, in your case “U of T Transfusion Medicine Rounds” (The list of events may be on more than one page).

To attend in person please go to University Health Network - Toronto General Hospital, 200 Elizabeth St, Eaton Wing Ground floor, Medical Seminar Room 1&2, Toronto.

This event is an Accredited Group Learning Activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification program of The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons Canada. 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. For more information about the LearnTransfusion series and how to register visit LearnTransfusion series.

Organs and Tissues
Stem Cells