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The Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists: Growing and Changing


High-Frequency Ventilation Is Beneficial In Adults With Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome

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Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)

Mitral Annulus: A brief overview

Literature reviews

The protective profile of argon, helium, and xenon in a model of neonatal asphyxia in rats

Risk Factors for Conversion to Cardiopulmonary Bypass During Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery

Can early cardiac troponin I measurement help to predict recent coronary occlusion in out-of-hospital cardiac arrest survivors?

Effect of Adenosine-Regulating Agent Acadesine on Morbidity and Mortality Associated With Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting: The RED-CABG Randomized Controlled Trial

Heparin-free Management of Intra-aortic Balloon Pump after Cardiac Surgery

Estimating Glomerular Filtration Rate from Serum Creatinine and Cystatin C

Intraoperative Use of Low-Dose Recombinant Activated Factor VII During Thoracic Aortic Operations

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Nominations being sought for officer and director positions

Dr. Steven Konstadt, Chair of the Nominating Committee, has announced that nominations are being sought for the following positions:

The deadline for nominations is October 1, 2012. The slate of candidates for Board of Directors, Nominating Committee members and CME Committee members will be on the SCA website (

Eligible SCA members will have 45 days to cast their online votes after the candidates’ names are posted on the website. The slate of candidates for President-Elect and Secretary/Treasurer will appear in the SCA Newsletter with elections taking place at the Annual Business Meeting in Miami, Florida, April 8, 2013.

You may send the information to Dr. Konstadt at 2209 Dickens Road, Richmond, VA 23230-2005; or e-mail it to

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