Clinical Outcomes and Resource Use for Infants With Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome During Bidirectional Glenn: Summary From the Joint Council for Congenital Heart Disease National Pediatric Cardiology Quality Improvement Collaborative Registry

@article{Menon2012ClinicalOA,
  title={Clinical Outcomes and Resource Use for Infants With Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome During Bidirectional Glenn: Summary From the Joint Council for Congenital Heart Disease National Pediatric Cardiology Quality Improvement Collaborative Registry},
  author={Shaji C Menon and Rachel T. McCandless and Gordon K. Mack and Linda M. Lambert and Molly McFadden and Richard V. Williams and L. LuAnn Minich},
  journal={Pediatric Cardiology},
  year={2012},
  volume={34},
  pages={143-148}
}
The National Pediatric Cardiology Quality Improvement Collaborative (NPC-QIC) registry captures information on interstage management of infants with hypoplastic left heart syndrome (HLHS). The purpose of this study was to identify interstage risk factors for increased resource use and adverse outcomes during bidirectional Glenn (BDG) hospitalization. All infants in the NPC-QIC registry (31 United States hospitals) undergoing BDG surgery were included (December 2009 to August 2010). Patient… 
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