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 recent study by Egbe et al. evaluated long-term results in a cohort of 465 adults with repaired Tetralogy of Fallot to determine risk factors for death (all-cause mortality) and/or heart transplantation. The risk factor MOST LIKELY to be associated with death and/or transplant was:
A. Age > 42 years
B. Atrial fibrillation
C. Right ventricular end-diastolic pressure (RVEDP) > 16 mm Hg
D. Moderate or greater QRS fragmentation