Italy

MAY 23, 2018

University of Padua Hosts Landmark Conference to Discuss Advances in Transfusion-Free Medical Care

Traditionally, blood transfusions have been considered harmless and the only life-saving medical treatment option for patients undergoing complex medical or surgical procedures. This assumption was challenged by many of the conference speakers.

MAY 23, 2018

Interview of Professor Massimo P. Franchi, M.D.

“In my professional career, I thank Jehovah’s Witnesses. They made a traditional doctor like myself consider the possibility and importance of reducing the use of blood.”

MAY 23, 2018

Interview of Professor Antonio D. Pinna, M.D.

“I don’t think we can make a differentiation on religious grounds. There are even patients that are not Witnesses that don’t want blood transfusion.”