Neurodevelopmental outcome after congenital heart surgery: results from an institutional registry.

@article{Forbess2002NeurodevelopmentalOA,
  title={Neurodevelopmental outcome after congenital heart surgery: results from an institutional registry.},
  author={Joseph M. Forbess and Karen J Visconti and Camille Hancock-Friesen and Robert C Howe and D C David C Bellinger and Richard A Jonas},
  journal={Circulation},
  year={2002},
  volume={106 12 Suppl 1},
  pages={I95-102}
}
OBJECTIVE Increased survival in children with critical congenital heart disease (CHD) has raised interest in the neurodevelopmental sequelae of these lesions. This investigation is part of an institutional effort to examine the neurodevelopment of 5-year-old children following repair or palliation of CHD. METHODS We performed a battery of neuropsychological tests on a sample of 243 children between 1998 and 2001. RESULTS In the sample as a whole, mean full-scale (FSIQ), verbal (VIQ), and… CONTINUE READING
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