Chylothorax after surgery on congenital heart disease in newborns and infants -risk factors and efficacy of MCT-diet

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OBJECTIVES To analyze risk factors for chylothorax in infants after congenital heart surgery and the efficacy of median chain triglyceride diet (MCT). To develop our therapeutic pathway for the management of chylothorax. PATIENTS AND METHODS Retrospective review of the institutional surgical database and patient charts including detailed perioperative… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/1749-8090-5-127

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