Impact of Postoperative Hyperglycemia following Surgical Repair of Congenital Cardiac Defects

@article{Falcao2007ImpactOP,
  title={Impact of Postoperative Hyperglycemia following Surgical Repair of Congenital Cardiac Defects},
  author={Germano Falcao and Kalia Patricia Ulate and Kamiar Kouzekanani and Mark Richard Bielefeld and John Mark Morales and Alexandre Tellechea Rotta},
  journal={Pediatric Cardiology},
  year={2007},
  volume={29},
  pages={628-636}
}
The objective of this study was to determine the prevalence of postoperative hyperglycemia in pediatric patients following surgery for congenital cardiac defects and its impact on morbidity and mortality. It was designed as a retrospective cohort study in a pediatric intensive care unit of a university-affiliated free-standing children’s hospital. A cohort of 213 patients who underwent 237 surgical procedures for repair or palliation of congenital cardiac defects comprised the study… CONTINUE READING
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