Cardiac arrest in infants after congenital heart surgery.

  title={Cardiac arrest in infants after congenital heart surgery.},
  author={John F. Rhodes and Andrew T D Blaufox and Howard S. Seiden and Jeremy D. Asnes and Ryan Gross and John Rhodes and Randall B. Griepp and Anthony F. Rossi},
  volume={100 19 Suppl},
BACKGROUND The survival rate to discharge after a cardiac arrest in a patient in the pediatric intensive care unit is reported to be as low as 7%. The survival rates and markers for survival strictly regarding infants with cardiac arrest after congenital heart surgery are unknown. METHODS AND RESULTS Infants in our pediatric cardiac intensive care unit database were identified who had a postoperative cardiac arrest between January 1994 and June 1998. Parameters from the perioperative… CONTINUE READING