Early developmental outcome in children with hypoplastic left heart syndrome and related anomalies: the single ventricle reconstruction trial.

@article{Newburger2012EarlyDO,
  title={Early developmental outcome in children with hypoplastic left heart syndrome and related anomalies: the single ventricle reconstruction trial.},
  author={Jane W. Newburger and Lynn A. Sleeper and D C David C Bellinger and Caren S Goldberg and Sarah Tabbutt and Minmin Lu and Kathleen A. Mussatto and Ism{\'e}e A. Williams and Kathryn E. Gustafson and Seema Mital and Nancy Pike and Erica D. Sood and William T. Mahle and D. Cooper and Carolyn Dunbar-Masterson and Catherine Dent Krawczeski and Alan Lewis and Shaji C Menon and Victoria L. Pemberton and Chitra Ravishankar and Teresa W. Atz and Richard G. Ohye and J William Gaynor},
  journal={Circulation},
  year={2012},
  volume={125 17},
  pages={2081-91}
}
BACKGROUND Survivors of the Norwood procedure may experience neurodevelopmental impairment. Clinical trials to improve outcomes have focused primarily on methods of vital organ support during cardiopulmonary bypass. METHODS AND RESULTS In the Single Ventricle Reconstruction trial of the Norwood procedure with modified Blalock-Taussig shunt versus right-ventricle-to-pulmonary-artery shunt, 14-month neurodevelopmental outcome was assessed by use of the Psychomotor Development Index (PDI) and… CONTINUE READING