Laparoscopy Is Safe in Infants and Neonates with Congenital Heart Disease: A National Study of 3684 Patients.

@article{Kim2016LaparoscopyIS,
  title={Laparoscopy Is Safe in Infants and Neonates with Congenital Heart Disease: A National Study of 3684 Patients.},
  author={Jina Kim and Zhifei Sun and Brian R Englum and Alexander Christopher Allori and Obinna Ogochukwu Adibe and Henry E. Rice and Elisabeth T. Tracy},
  journal={Journal of laparoendoscopic & advanced surgical techniques. Part A},
  year={2016},
  volume={26 10},
  pages={836-839}
}
PURPOSE Concerns have been raised about the use of laparoscopic surgery (LS) in infants with congenital heart disease (CHD) due to their unique physiology. Prior studies on the safety and effectiveness of laparoscopy in children with CHD are limited in scope and cohort size. MATERIALS AND METHODS We identified children <1 year of age with CHD who… CONTINUE READING