Changing expectations for neurological outcomes after the neonatal arterial switch operation.

@article{Andropoulos2012ChangingEF,
  title={Changing expectations for neurological outcomes after the neonatal arterial switch operation.},
  author={Dean B. Andropoulos and Ronald Blaine Easley and Ken Brady and Emmett D McKenzie and Jeffrey S. Heinle and Heather A Dickerson and Lara S. Shekerdemian and Marcie R Meador and Carol A Eisenman and Jill V. Hunter and Marie R. Turcich and Robert G. Voigt and Charles D Fraser},
  journal={The Annals of thoracic surgery},
  year={2012},
  volume={94 4},
  pages={1250-5; discussion 1255-6}
}
BACKGROUND Expectations for outcomes after the neonatal arterial switch operation (ASO) continue to change. This cohort study describes neurodevelopmental outcomes at age 12 months after neonatal ASO, and analyzes both modifiable and nonmodifiable factors for association with adverse outcomes. METHODS Patients who underwent an ASO (n=30) were enrolled in a prospective outcome study, with comprehensive clinical data collection during the first 12 months of life. Brain magnetic resonance… CONTINUE READING

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