Serena M Cottrell

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OBJECTIVE To document concentrations of procalcitonin (PCT), C-reactive protein (CRP), and immature-to-total neutrophil ratio (ITR), postcardiopulmonary bypass (CPB), and to test the hypothesis that PCT is a more reliable marker of infection than CRP or ITR in the post-CPB child. DESIGN Prospective cohort study. SETTING Pediatric intensive care units at(More)
BACKGROUND Experimental data have suggested that early postoperative temperature management after cerebral ischemia may alter neurologic outcome. We explored whether minor deviations in early postoperative body temperature after infant heart surgery affects developmental outcome. METHODS In a study of infants undergoing repair of congenital heart disease,(More)
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