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Coagulation and Blood Transfusion

Proceedings of the Fifteenth Annual Symposium on Blood Transfusion, Groningen 1990, organized by the Red Cross Blood Bank Groningen-Drenthe

  • C. Th. Smit Sibinga
  • P. C. Das
  • P. M. Mannucci

Part of the Developments in Hematology and Immunology book series (DIHI, volume 26)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XIV
  2. Principles and Fundamentals

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. H. C. Hemker, S. Béguin, T. Lindhout
      Pages 3-16
    3. J. Speak, A. M. Cumming, R. T. Wensley
      Pages 49-54
    4. P. M. Mannucci, C. Th. Smit Sibinga
      Pages 55-63
  3. Preservation Aspects

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 65-65
    2. S. Holme
      Pages 67-82
    3. J. J. Sixma, Ph. G. de Groot
      Pages 83-91
    4. K. Koops, H. S. Hoff, J. J. van Weperen, P. C. Das, C. Th. Smit Sibinga
      Pages 103-117
    5. A. Pavirani, S. Krishnan, S. Jallat, F. Perraud, A. Balland, W. Dalemans et al.
      Pages 119-124
    6. L. W. Hoyer, P. C. Das
      Pages 125-134
  4. Laboratory Aspects

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 135-135
    2. B. Brozovic, R. L. McShine
      Pages 137-149
    3. J. Th. M. de Wolf
      Pages 159-163
    4. A. M. H. P. van den Besselaar
      Pages 165-174
    5. T. W. Barrowcliffe
      Pages 175-185
    6. R. Pflugshaupt, P. Baillod, W. Etter, G. Kurt
      Pages 187-191
    7. M. Mikaelsson, J. Sixma
      Pages 207-215
  5. Clinical Consequences

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 217-217
    2. P. M. Mannucci, A. B. Federici
      Pages 219-225
    3. R. A. F. Krom, S. R. Rettke, H. F. Taswell, K. R. Williamson, R. H. Wiesner
      Pages 241-245
    4. P. M. Mannucci, J Th. M. de Wolf
      Pages 251-262
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 263-270

About this book

Introduction

With great pleasure I welcome you to the City of Groningen. In more than one way there is cause for celebration. Today marks the third lustrum of the annual international sympo­ sium on blood transfusion, organized by the Rode Kruis Bloedbank Groningen-Drenthe. In my opinion it has been a remarkable initiative of the Bloedbank, to start organizing a scientific conference, as it did, in 1976. It meant, among others, that in case of success the initiative would grow to be an annual item on the international congress calen­ der. It also meant that a possible third lustrum would coincide with the celebration of the 950th anniversary of the City of Groningen. I am happy to note that the initiative has been successful: over the past fourteen years the Rode Kruis Bloedbank Groningen-Drenthe has succeeded in organizing an annual symposium on blood transfusion, with a different theme each year, and with an average attendance of 250 participants from some 26 countries world-wide. The platform created with the special formula of the symposium, for science and industry, has been well balanced and beneficial to both. Mr. Chairman, ladies and gentlemen, I like to compliment the organizers with the success that they have attained. Allow me to men­ tion the name of just one person, in whom I like to thank everyone who has been involved in creating the annual Bloedbank-symposia: my warm congratulations to Dr. Smit Sibinga and his staff.

Keywords

blood immune system plasma proteins transplantation

Editors and affiliations

  • C. Th. Smit Sibinga
    • 1
  • P. C. Das
    • 1
  • P. M. Mannucci
    • 2
  1. 1.Red Cross Blood Bank Groningen-DrentheThe Netherlands
  2. 2.Haemophila and Thrombosis CentreMilanItaly

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