CCAS-CHiP Network Journal Watch Collaboration
By Rania K. Abbasi, MD
The winter newsletter brings the second installment of the Congenital Cardiac Anesthesia Society (CCAS)-Congenital Heart Professionals (CHiP) Network's Pediatric Cardiac Anesthesia and Intensive Care Journal Watch. Four of our members have provided excellent commentaries listed below of the following articles:
- Pablo Motta, MD - Texas Children’s Hospital/Baylor College of Medicine
Modified Lung Ultrasound Examinations in Assessment and Monitoring of Positive End-Expiratory Pressure-Induced Lung Reaeration in Young Children With Congenital Heart Disease Under General Anesthesia
Wu L, Hou Q, Bai J et al. Pediatr Crit Care Med 2019; 20: 442–449. DOI:10.1097/PCC.0000000000001865.
Kelly A. Machovec, MD, MPH - Duke University Medical Center
Correlation Between ROTEM FIBTEM Maximum Clot Firmness A nd Fibrinogen Levels In Pediatric Cardiac Surgery Patients
Tirotta CF, Lagueruela RG, Madril D et al. Clinical and Applied Thrombosis/Hemostasis 2018; 25: 1-5. DOI:10.1177/1076029618816382.
- Olga Pawelek, MD and Nischal Gautam, MD - McGovern Medical School/ Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital
Near-infrared Spectroscopy for Prediction of Extubation Success After Neonatal Cardiac Surgery
Gradidge EA, Grimaldi LM, Cashen K et al. Cardiology in the Young 2019; 29: 787–92. DOI: 10.1017/S1047951119000829.
The next installment will come in June 2020. If you are interested in writing a brief commentary, please contact Rania K. Abbasi, MD at email@example.com by March 1. Reviews will be due to the CCAS Communication Committee no later than May 1, 2019.