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The 2017 Seventh World Congress of Pediatric Cardiology & Cardiac Surgery: week in review: congenital cardiac anaesthesia*

  • Mark Twite (a1) and Wanda Miller-Hance (a2)


The seventh meeting of the World Congress of Pediatric Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery was an opportunity for healthcare professionals from around the world to meet and discuss current issues affecting patients with acquired and CHD. A dedicated anaesthesia track facilitated the exchange of ideas and fostered many new friendships. This review highlights the congenital cardiac anaesthesia track and the involvement of the Congenital Cardiac Anesthesia Society in the congress.


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Correspondence: M. Twite, Department of Anesthesiology, Children’s Hospital Colorado and University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, 13123 E. 16th Ave, Aurora, CO, 80045 United States of America. E-mail:


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Presented at the 2017 Seventh World Congress of Pediatric Cardiology & Cardiac Surgery (WCPCCS 2017), Barcelona, Spain, 16–21 July, 2017. Presented Friday, 21 July, 2017.



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