Please join us for the CCAS Webinar Series: Pediatric combined heart and liver transplantation: A Growing Population on January 27, 2024 at 10:30am EST. This is a joint webinar from the Congenital … [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 a retrospective analysis by Saengsin et al. from the November 2023 issue of Anesthesia and Analgesia, that compared patients who received milrinone to matched cohorts who did not receive milrinone after Tetralogy of Fallot repair, which of the following outcomes was MOST likely to be observed during the first 72 hours after surgery in patients who received milrinone?
A. Improved indices of cardiac output
B. Decreased intensive care unit length of stay
C. Increased need for fluid resuscitation