Cardiopulmonary bypass flow rate: a risk factor for hyperlactatemia after surgical repair of secundum atrial septal defect in children.

@article{Abraham2010CardiopulmonaryBF,
  title={Cardiopulmonary bypass flow rate: a risk factor for hyperlactatemia after surgical repair of secundum atrial septal defect in children.},
  author={Boban P. Abraham and Parthak Prodhan and Robert D. B. Jaquiss and Adnan T. Bhutta and Jeffrey M. Gossett and Michiaki Imamura and Charles Edward Johnson and M Lienhard Schmitz and William Robert Morrow and Umesh Dyamenahalli},
  journal={The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery},
  year={2010},
  volume={139 1},
  pages={
          170-3
        }
}
OBJECTIVE Early postoperative hyperlactatemia is seen in some children after surgical repair of secundum atrial septal defect despite apparently normal cardiac output. The objective of the study was to investigate the intraoperative risk factors for hyperlactatemia in patients undergoing atrial septal defect repair. METHODS AND RESULTS A retrospective review of 68 consecutive patients who underwent isolated atrial septal defect repair at Arkansas Children's Hospital between January 2001 and… CONTINUE READING
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