Congenital cardiac lesions involving systolic flow abnormalities are associated with platelet dysfunction in children.

Abstract

BACKGROUND Shear stress-induced platelet dysfunction (PD) is prevalent among adults with aortic stenosis. Our aim was to determine whether abnormal platelet function was associated with specific congenital cardiac lesions in children. METHODS The charts of 407 children who had undergone cardiopulmonary bypass and had preoperative platelet function… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2014.05.035

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