History of anesthesia for congenital heart disease


These years began with the ligation of the PDA and continued with palliative operations. The first successful operation for a CHD occurred in August 1938 when Robert E. Gross ligated the PDA of a 9-year-old girl. The operation and the postoperative course were smooth, but because of the interest in the case the child was kept in the hospital until the 13th… (More)


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@inproceedings{HansenHistoryOA, title={History of anesthesia for congenital heart disease}, author={Dolly D. Hansen and Paul R. Hickey} }