This Live Journal Club was held on July 13, 2022 by Ruchika Goel and Satyam Arora.
Aim of the webinar: The aim of the webinar was to discuss the findings/ outcomes of the two of the most recent and path breaking trials (TOP & ETTNO) in Neonatal Transfusions.
Level of education required (1-5): 3 - intermediate (practical application) and above
What prior knowledge is required?
- Kirpalani H, Bell EF, Hintz SR, Tan S, Schmidt B, Chaudhary AS, et al. Higher or Lower Hemoglobin Transfusion Thresholds for Preterm Infants. N Engl J Med. 2020 Dec 31;383(27):2639-2651. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa2020248. PMID: 33382931; PMCID: PMC8487591.
- Franz AR, Engel C, Bassler D, et al. Effects of Liberal vs Restrictive Transfusion Thresholds on Survival and Neurocognitive Outcomes in Extremely Low-Birth-Weight Infants: The ETTNO Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA. 2020;324(6):560–570. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.10690
Target audience: Neonatologists, Pediatricians, Transfusion Medicine physician, Blood bankers, Transfusion practitioners, master of PhD students and Scientists