Selected 2020 Highlights in Congenital Cardiac Anesthesia

Timothy P. Welch, Premal M. Trivedi, Zhe A. Fang, Richard J. Ing, Alexander J.C. Mittnacht, Emad B. Mossad

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This article is a review of the highlights of pertinent literature published during the 12 months of 2020 that are of interest to the congenital cardiac anesthesiologist. After a search of the US National Library of Medicine's PubMed database, several topics emerged for which significant contributions were made in 2020. The authors of the present article considered the following topics noteworthy to be included in this review: pediatric cardiac care in the coronavirus disease 2019 era, the use of mechanical circulatory support in coronavirus disease 2019–related multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children, transfusion and coagulation management in children undergoing congenital heart surgery, and pulmonary vein stenosis.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2848-2854
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia
Issue number10
StatePublished - Oct 2021
Externally publishedYes


  • congenital heart disease
  • congenital heart surgery
  • multisystem inflammatory syndrome
  • pediatric
  • pediatric cardiac anesthesia
  • transfusion


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