The Congenital Cardiac Anesthesia Society is a society organized within the Society for Pediatric Anesthesia. The CCAS concept originated with cardiac anesthesia directors and other key leaders at major congenital heart disease programs, who believed there was a need for a new society because of rapid advancement of highly specialized knowledge in the field, and a great increase in the numbers of patients, including adults with congenital heart disease.

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Blood suctioned from the field during cardiopulmonary bypass most commonly passes through which filter?

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22 week old infant
22 week old infant with a perimembranous ventricular septal defect (VSD), mild congestive heart failure and treated with furosemide, is undergoing surgical closure of VSD. After several attempts at PIV placement, a 22G catheter is placed inadvertently in the right brachial artery. While noted immediately and no medications injected; would you:

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March 31, 2016
The Broadmoor
Colorado Springs, CO