High systemic vascular resistance and sudden cardiovascular collapse in recovering Norwood patients.

@article{Wright2004HighSV,
  title={High systemic vascular resistance and sudden cardiovascular collapse in recovering Norwood patients.},
  author={Gail E. Wright and Dennis C. Crowley and John R. Charpie and Richard G. Ohye and Edward L. Bove and Thomas J Kulik},
  journal={The Annals of thoracic surgery},
  year={2004},
  volume={77 1},
  pages={48-52}
}
BACKGROUND Sudden death, remote from surgery, in patients with hypoplastic left heart syndrome (HLHS) after Norwood palliation is an important problem. The episodic nature of this syndrome has made its cause(s) difficult to ascertain. Observations made in hospitalized Norwood patients may afford insight into the pathophysiology of sudden death among these patients. METHODS We conducted a retrospective chart review. RESULTS Five patients with HLHS experiencing unremarkable recoveries from… CONTINUE READING

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