Neuropsychological status in children after repair of acyanotic congenital heart disease.

@article{Quartermain2010NeuropsychologicalSI,
  title={Neuropsychological status in children after repair of acyanotic congenital heart disease.},
  author={Michael D. Quartermain and Richard Ittenbach and Thomas B Flynn and J. William Gaynor and Xuemei Zhang and Daniel J. Licht and Rebecca N. Ichord and Michael L. Nance and Gil Wernovsky},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={2010},
  volume={126 2},
  pages={e351-9}
}
OBJECTIVES The majority of previous studies that described the neuropsychological effects of cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB) in children were performed after surgery in infancy for complex congenital heart disease (CHD). We sought to limit confounding variables and isolate potential independent effects of CPB by describing neuropsychological function in school-aged children after repair of acyanotic CHD. METHODS This was a prospective study of patients who were aged 5 to 18 years and undergoing… CONTINUE READING

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