Patient blood management for cardiovascular surgery: Clinical practice consensus statement

Authors

  • Ashish Govinda Amatya Shahid Gangalal National Heart Center, Kathmandu, Nepal https://orcid.org/0000-0002-8370-9511
  • Apurb Sharma Nepal Mediciti, Lalitpur, Nepal
  • Battu Kumar Shrestha Shahid Gangalal National Heart Center, Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Bipin Nepal Tribhuvan University Lions Blood Transfusion and Research Center, Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Hem Raj Paneru Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital, Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Amit Shrestha Nepal Cancer Hospital and Research Centre, Lalitpur, Nepal
  • Ravi Baral Manmohan Cardiothoracic Vascular and Transplant Center, Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Arjun Gurung Manmohan Cardiothoracic Vascular and Transplant Center, Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Nirmal Panthee Shahid Gangalal National Heart Center, Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Ajay Gandhi Instrumentation Laboratory India Pvt Ltd
  • Klaus Goerlinger TEM Innovations/ Werfen PBM, Munich, Germany
  • Diptesh Aryal Nepal Intensive Care Research Foundation, Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Lalita Shakya Shahid Gangalal National Heart Center, Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Chandra Mani Adhikari Shahid Gangalal National Heart Center, Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Bishesh Poudel Civil Service Hospital, Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Bijoy G Rajbanshi Nepal Mediciti, Lalitpur, Nepal

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3126/nhj.v20i2.59514

Keywords:

Cardiac Surgery, Consensus, Blood transfusion, Patient Blood Management

Abstract

Anemia, blood loss and transfusion related issues following cardiovascular surgery are detrimental to patient outcomes. This document provides a concise overview of the Patient Blood Management for Cardiovascular Surgical Practice in Nepal. The consensus aims to optimize patient outcomes and enhance the quality of care in cardiovascular surgery by emphasizing evidence-based approaches to blood management. The document covers a range of topics, including preoperative assessment, intraoperative strategies, and postoperative care, with a focus on minimizing unnecessary blood transfusions, promoting hemostasis, and reducing the risk of complications. By adhering to this consensus, healthcare professionals can contribute to improved patient safety and overall clinical effectiveness in the field of cardiovascular surgery.

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Published

2023-11-05

How to Cite

Amatya, A. G., Sharma, A., Shrestha, B. K., Nepal, B., Paneru, H. R., Shrestha, A., Baral, R., Gurung, A., Panthee, N., Gandhi, A., Goerlinger, K. ., Aryal, D., Shakya, L., Adhikari, C. M., Poudel, B., & Rajbanshi, B. G. (2023). Patient blood management for cardiovascular surgery: Clinical practice consensus statement. Nepalese Heart Journal, 20(2), 33–41. https://doi.org/10.3126/nhj.v20i2.59514

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