The Congenital Cardiac Anesthesia Society (CCAS) presents a webinar summarizing the current knowledge on COVID-19 including; testing and personal protective equipment (PPE), discussing the … [Read More...]
CCAS 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.
Question of the Week
A 700 gram, 26-week-old neonate with a large patent ductus arteriosus (PDA) with associated symptoms of pulmonary over-circulation presents to the cardiac catheterization lab for placement of a percutaneous Amplatzer PiccoloTM occluder device. What is the MOST COMMON complication of this device used for PDA closure in premature infants?
A. Pulmonary Artery Obstruction
B. Aortic Obstruction
C. Tricuspid Regurgitation
D. Residual Patent Ductus Arteriosus Shunt