Do you have an idea for a Workshop, Problem-Based Learning Discussion (PBLD) or Expert Round Table Discussion that would benefit the Congenital Cardiac Anesthesia Society (CCAS) membership? If so, … [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
According to Van Praagh’s embryological theory, Tetralogy of Fallot (TOF) is the result of a single anomaly which also gives rise to two other congenital cardiac anomalies. What is the single anomaly that gives the basis for Van Praagh’s embryologic theory of TOF?
A. Infundibular underdevelopment
B. Leftward displacement of septum primum
C. Abnormal communication between epicardial plexus and aortic buds
D. Endocardial cushion defects