Diaphragmatic palsy after cardiac surgical procedures in patients with congenital heart

@inproceedings{Talwar2010DiaphragmaticPA,
  title={Diaphragmatic palsy after cardiac surgical procedures in patients with congenital heart},
  author={Sachin Talwar and Sandeep Agarwala and Chander Mohan Mittal and Shiv Kumar Choudhary and Balram Airan},
  booktitle={Annals of pediatric cardiology},
  year={2010}
}
Paralysis of diaphragm on one or, exceptionally, both sides is a common cause of delayed recovery and excessive morbidity following pediatric cardiac surgery. The consequences of this complication after all forms of congenital heart surgery in newborns and young infants can be potentially serious. The impact of diaphragmatic palsy on the physiology after single ventricle palliations is particularly significant. It is necessary for all professionals taking care of children with heart disease to… CONTINUE READING