TAPVR - Sutureless repair vs. Conventional Repair Comparison

JTCVS 2011;141:1346-54
n=57 patients (36 had conventional repair and 21 had sutureless repair)
See also previous posting on this subject


ICU: Pulsus Paradoxus

11 yr old female with respiratory distress.
Note the variation in arterial pressure and CVP.
Discuss the causes.
(Image courtesy: George Hartas)

How do you quantify pulsus paradoxus?

ProBNP - Cut-off Values


EP, EKG:WPW - Locating accessory pathway

From Cardiology - Churchill's Ready Reference
Alexander Lyon et al. Churchill Livingston Elsevier 2011.

Click here for an example EKG