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.


Calculate the systemic vascular resistance (in dynes/sec/cm-5) from the following data: cardiac output 5 L/min, central venous pressure 8 mmHg, mean arterial blood pressure 86mmHg.

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Who performs the intraoperative transesophageal echocardiography (TEE) for pediatric patients with congenital heart disease at your institution?

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March 2, 2017
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The CCAS is a group of physician and affiliated providers who care for children and adults receiving anesthesia or sedation for cardiac anomalies. It is affiliated with the Society for Pediatric Anesthesia and holds annual meetings in conjunction with the SPA. Membership in the Yahoo discussion group is restricted to members of the CCAS or other healthcare providers.

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