Anesthesia for the Child with Congenital Heart Disease (CHD) for Non-cardiac Surgery

Greeley, William J.
April 2007
Revista Mexicana de Anestesiologia;abr-jun2007 supplement, Vol. 30, pS82
Academic Journal
The article focuses on anesthesia for the child with congenital heart disease (CHD) for non-cardiac surgery. CHD occurs in 21,000 to 43,000 live births annually while 20,000 cardiac surgical procedures is performed concerning the disease. It has a prevalence of 500,000 to 800,000 and has more than 80% survival rate. Surgery in children with CHD include dental procedures, general surgery, urology, trauma and orthopedic surgery.


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