TITLE

Post-operative respiratory failure after congenital heart surgery

AUTHOR(S)
Dominguez, Troy E.
PUB. DATE
April 2007
SOURCE
Revista Mexicana de Anestesiologia;abr-jun2007 supplement, Vol. 30, pS376
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on post-operative failure after congenital heart surgery. Early extubation is done in older infants and children to decrease pulmonary issues, shorten ICU stay, decrease sedation and lower the risk of pulmonary hypertensive crisis with suctioning. Infants are found to be at higher risk of failed extubation with failure rates between 11 to 27%.
ACCESSION #
27451172

 

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