Nutritional challenges and outcomes after surgery for congenital heart disease.

@article{Cabrera2010NutritionalCA,
  title={Nutritional challenges and outcomes after surgery for congenital heart disease.},
  author={Antonio Gal{\'a}n Cabrera and Parthak Prodhan and Adnan T. Bhutta},
  journal={Current opinion in cardiology},
  year={2010},
  volume={25 2},
  pages={88-94}
}
PURPOSE OF REVIEW Adequate nutrition is crucial in children after surgery for congenital heart disease. We address selected nutritional and caloric requirements for children in the perioperative period before and after cardiac surgery and explore nutritional interdependence with other system functions. Recommendations based on our current practice are made at the end of each section. RECENT FINDINGS Early identification of deficient oropharyngeal motor skills and vocal cord dysfunction is… CONTINUE READING
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