Abstract Session Points to Risk of Low Iron in Teen Donors

Yes, the last sessions are worth staying for. But if you didn’t, here’s what you missed at one of the last oral abstract sessions at the annual meeting.   CHILL High school donors are at greater risk for iron depletion even before starting to donate blood, according to updated results of the Comparison of the … Continue reading “Abstract Session Points to Risk of Low Iron in Teen Donors”

Iron Supplementation for Blood Donors a Key Topic at AABB 2017

  Iron supplementation is one of the most talked-about topics in the field of transfusion medicine these days. So it’s no surprise that the Tuesday morning session on this issue included a variety of strong opinions and thought-provoking data. The session, “Iron Supplementation in Blood Donors: Who, What Why and How?,” featured four experts – … Continue reading “Iron Supplementation for Blood Donors a Key Topic at AABB 2017”

AABB’s 2017 Annual Meeting to Highlight Hot Topics in the Field

Certain topics seem to keep cropping up in transfusion medicine, cellular therapies and patient blood management. At the 2017 AABB Annual Meeting, some of the most critical issues facing these fields will be addressed in thought-provoking sessions. These two sessions are already piquing member interest. Don’t miss them! Is It Time to Change the Outdate … Continue reading “AABB’s 2017 Annual Meeting to Highlight Hot Topics in the Field”