!!! Last patient in: Decembre 2021

End of study period: March 2022!!!







Since July 2021, 3 hospitals recruited patients and another 4 hospitals are starting patient recruitment this week:
Dr Wiesenack from Ev. Diakoniekrankenhaus Germany
Dr Hamid from East Nile Hospital Sudan
Dr Daper from CHU Charleroi Belgium
Dr Wittmann from University Hospital Bonn Germany
Dr Reichmayr from Klinik Floridsdorf Austria
Dr Gomez Lopez from Hospital de Medina del Campo Spain
Dr Gibbs from University of Cape Town and Groote Schuur Hospital South Africa
Thank you very much for your commitmemt and support



Since June 2021, 6 hospitals recruited patients and we are looking forward to receive an update about the numbers of recruited patients
Dr Bouzo from Hospital 12 de Octubre Spain
Dr Del Moral from Hospital Santa Creu i Sant Pau Spain
Dr Balanika from Onassis Cardiac Surgery Center Greece
Dr Gaudriot from CHU de Rennes France
Dr Matias from Centro Hospitalar de Setúbal Portugal
Dr Schmartz from CHU Brugmann Belgium

We are very excited , that Dr Hytham Hamid from the East Nile Hospital (Sudan) and Dr Matthew Hart from the SATURN Network in Nee Zealand , Dr Wiesenack & Dr Wittmann from Germany and Dr Reichmayr/Dr Spiel from Austria will recruit patients within the upcoming weeks . THANK YOU!


It is incredible! Since March 2021, 8 hospitals recruited patients:
Dr Pérez de Arriba from the Hospital Universitario Central de Asturias Spain
Dr Basaro from the Hospital Clinic Barcelona Spain
Dr Filipescu from the Emergency Institute of Cardiovascular Disease Romania
Dr Órfão from the University Hospital Center and Biomedical Coimbra Portugal
Dr Bisbe from the Hospital del MAR Spain
Dr Stefanov from Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi United Emirates
Dr Lasocki from CHU Angers France
Dr Moreau from the Centre Hospitalier DAX France




In this newsletter we show the results of our survey. We thank all centres for their participation. You can find the results of the survey also in PubMed! Please check out: Judd et al, The impact of the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic on the ongoing prospective, international, multicentre observational study assessing the preoperative anaemia prevalence in surgical patients (ALICE-trial) Transfus Med . 2021 Oct;31(5):387-390. doi: 10.1111/tme.12792.



  • Special thank to Dr Sandra Gionne from the Rizzoli Orthopedic Institute in Bologna (Italy) for her incredible support! The National Society of Anesthesia (SIAARTI) is actively promoting the study on newsletters and websites.



Due to the Corona-crisis we are extending the study period. Last patient in: 29.08.2021




  • The Tzaneio General Hospital of Piraeus under supervision of Dr Evangelia Samara and her Team recruited 27 patients! We are very proud that Dr Evangelia Samara joined the Trial and we are overwhelmed by her commitment. First contact: 13.11.2019, first patient in: 06.01.2020



  • ALICE is registered at clinical Trial!!!!



  • The University Hospital Frankfurt under supervision of Prof. Dr. Meybohm, Prof. Dr. Dr. Zacharowski, Leonie Judd and Dr. Suma Choorapoikayil performed the study and included 67 patients.