Etiology of Chylothorax in 203 Patients
- Pleural effusions in children undergoing cardiac surgery. Talwar, Sachin; Agarwala, Sandeep; Mittal, Chander Mohan; Choudhary, Shiv Kumar; Airan, Balram // Annals of Pediatric Cardiology;Jan-Jun2010, Vol. 3 Issue 1, p58
Persistent pleural effusions are a source of significant morbidity and mortality following surgery in congenital heart disease. In this review, we discuss the etiology, pathophysiology, and management of this common complication.
- Idiopathic Chylothorax and Chylopericardium Resistant to Conservative and Surgical Management. Raza, Mushahid; Matar, Kevin // Heart, Lung & Circulation;Jun2009, Vol. 18 Issue 3, p229
Simultaneous idiopathic collection of chyle in the pericardial and pleural cavities is a rare phenomenon and to our knowledge it has been reported twice before [Torrington KG, Youkey JR. Simultaneous Idiopathic chylothorax and chylopericardium. South Med J 1981;74(March(3)):357â€“9;...
- Parents' understanding of their child's congenital heart disease. Cheuk, D. K. L.; Wong, S. M.; Choi, Y. P.; Chau, A. K. T.; Cheung, Y. F. // Heart;Apr2004, Vol. 90 Issue 4, p435
Objectives: To assess parents' understanding of their child's congenital heart disease in various knowledge domains and to identit significant determinants of parental knowledge. Design: Cross sectiona questionnaire survey Setting: Tertiary paediatric cardiac centre. Patients: 156 parents of...
- Heart Transplantation in Congenital Heart Disease: In Whom to Consider and When? Attenhofer Jost, Christine H.; Schmidt, Dörthe; Huebler, Michael; Balmer, Christian; Noll, Georg; Caduff, Rosmarie; Greutmann, Matthias // Journal of Transplantation;2013, p1
Due to impressive improvements in surgical repair options, even patients with complex congenital heart disease (CHD) may survive into adulthood and have a high risk of end-stage heart failure. Thus, the number of patients with CHD needing heart transplantation (HTx) has been increasing in the...
- Abcesso Cerebral e Nocardia -- Uma associaÃ§Ã£o a considerar. Silva, S.; Campos, A.; Alves, A.; Félix, M.; Estêvão, M. H. // RPDI - Revista Portuguesa de DoenÃ§as Infecciosas;jan-abr2009, Vol. 5 Issue 1, p41
Brain abscess is a rare but potentially fatal event in children. Aerobic and anaerobic Streptococcus are the agents most often involved on its aetiology. Nocardia is a rare cause (2%). The authors present the case of a six-year old child, with a previous congenital heart surgery at five months,...
- Hepatic hydrothorax: Possible etiology of recurring pleural... Hahn, Myung Ho; Hahn, Peter Y. // American Family Physician;8/1/1997, Vol. 56 Issue 2, p523
Provides information on causative factors causing pleural effusion. Effect of hepatic hydrothorax in pleural effusion; Illustrative case of pleural effusion; Clinical presentation of hepatic hydrothorax; Pathophysiology of hepatic hydrothorax.
- From the Editor. Baker, Edward // Cardiology in the Young;Feb2009, Vol. 19 Issue 1, p1
The article discusses various reports published within the issue, including one study of the congenitally malformed heart, one by Bill Evans and one on aetiology.
- Successful Treatment of Eosinophilic Pleural Effusions Following Congenital Heart Surgery. Perens, G. S.; Shannon, K. M.; Levi, D. S.; Drant, S. // Pediatric Cardiology;Jan/Feb2006, Vol. 27 Issue 1, p168
We report two children, age 7 months and 5 years, who underwent surgery for congenital heart disease and developed persistent pleural effusions with elevated eosinophil counts. Given the elevation of eosinophil counts in both blood and pleural fluid of these patients, it was considered that an...
- Surveillance of Pediatric Cardiac Surgical Outcome Using Risk Stratifications at a Tertiary Care Center in Thailand. Vijarnsorn, Chodchanok; Laohaprasitiporn, Duangmanee; Durongpisitkul, Kritvikrom; Chantong, Prakul; Soongswang, Jarupim; Cheungsomprasong, Paweena; Nana, Apichart; Sriyoschati, Somchai; Subtaweesin, Thawon; Thongcharoen, Punnarerk; Prakanrattana, Ungkab; Krobprachya, Jiraporn; Pooliam, Julaporn // Cardiology Research & Practice;2011, p1
Objectives. To determine in-hospital mortality and complications of cardiac surgery in pediatric patients and identify predictors of hospital mortality. Methods. Records of pediatric patients who had undergone cardiac surgery in 2005 were reviewed retrospectively. The risk adjustment for...