University of Toronto transfusion rounds: Red blood cell transfusion in cardiac patients (presentation) & Patient blood management controversies (panel discussion)


Event Details


Red blood cell transfusion in cardiac patients: How low can we go?

Presented by

Dr. Jeffrey L Carson

Panel discussion

Patient blood management controversies

Moderated by

Dr. Katerina Pavenski

Panel members

Dr. Jeannie Callum
Dr. Greg Hare
Dr. Simon Stanworth

Learning objectives

  1. To articulate the association between anemia, cardiovascular disease and mortality.

  2. To articulate the clinical trial evidence and latest guidelines on transfusion threshold in patients with and without cardiovascular disease.

  3. To articulate the rationale and methods of the MINT trial.




Note: 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 of Canada.


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