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Expert Interview on Patient Blood Management

Expert Interview on Patient Blood Management

Dr. Axel Hofmann is an international expert in the field of Patient Blood Management (PBM) and was one of the key figures responsible for the implementation of the statewide PBM Program for the Government of Western Australia. He kindly agreed to give us an interview to share his experiences and knowledge on PBM with us…. Read More

Expert interview on ara-tem

Expert interview on ara-tem

Mate Petricevic MD, Ph.D., (UHC Zagreb – Rebro), an expert user of our ROTEM® delta and ROTEM® platelet kindly agreed to give us an interview to share his experiences with you.   Why is it so important to diagnose platelet dysfunction? MP: I would rather say that it is important to quantify platelet function, which… Read More

Expert interview on the improved ROTEM® sigma cartridges

Expert interview on the improved ROTEM® sigma cartridges

Dr. med. Daniel Dirkmann (University Hospital Essen – Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine), an expert user of the ROTEM® delta and ROTEM® sigma kindly agreed to give us an interview to share his thoughts about our new ROTEM® sigma cartridges with you. The University Hospital Essen is considered to be a pioneer in… Read More

Expert interview on the new generation of devices ROTEM® sigma

Expert interview on the new generation of devices ROTEM® sigma

ROTEM® technology expert and pioneer Dr. Thomas Lang (Gerinnungsambulanz and Medlab Südheide) actively advised us with the development of the ROTEM® sigma. As one of the first test centres for ROTEM® sigma, he afforded us an interview. How long have you been using the ROTEM® system and why? After we extensively compared the TEG® system… Read More

Introducing the ROTEM® sigma haemostasis analyser

Introducing the ROTEM® sigma haemostasis analyser

Now CE marked and available for clinical use With CE certification the foundation is laid for a successful market implementation of our fully automated ROTEM® sigma haemostasis analyser. In life-threating patient care situations knowing the cause of bleed is critical. ROTEM® sigma identifies the cause of unexplained bleeding within 10 minutes. ROTEM® sigma offers the… Read More

2014 Consensus conference on viscoelastic test-based transfusion guidelines for early trauma resuscitation: Report of the panel

2014 Consensus conference on viscoelastic test-based transfusion guidelines for early trauma resuscitation: Report of the panel

A group of international multidisciplinary experts (including trauma surgeons; haematologists; blood bank specialists; anaesthesiologists) met 2014 in Philadelphia for a 2-day consensus conference, to discuss the use and impact of early viscoelastic-based coagulation therapy in bleeding trauma patients. A set of nine questions as well as a two-round Delphi poll was the basis for discussions,… Read More

Update of Practice Guidelines for Perioperative Blood Management by the American Society of Anesthesiologist

The American Society of Anesthesiologists recently joined various professional medical societies from the US, EU and UK by publishing updated practice guidelines for the management of perioperative bleeding. The newly published Practice Guidelines for Perioperative Blood Management by the American Society of Anesthesiologist confers high levels of recommendation and evidence for the inclusion of viscoelastic… Read More

ROTEM®–technology as a part of Patient Blood Management – a study of the Royal Columbian Hospital and the Vancouver General Hospital in Canada

The constant need of fresh blood products as well as a reduced number of blood donors led the Royal Columbian Hospital and the Vancouver General Hospital in Canada to an introduction of Patient Blood Management programs. In consequence of these activities both hospitals implemented ROTEM®-systems. The clinical study carried out there in the years 2012 and… Read More

ROTEM® E-Learning – The contemporary approach to permanent education

The “ROTEM® e-Learning Platform” offers the ROTEM® user a vast selection of high-quality learning media. They can be used conveniently around the clock, at home or at work, on a personal computer, smartphone or tablet. Our special offer: The use of this online service is free of charge! The training program consists of three fields: “essentials”, “operation” and “interpretation”…. Read More