Risk Factors for Interstage Death After the Norwood Procedure

  title={Risk Factors for Interstage Death After the Norwood Procedure},
  author={Janet Simsic and Scott M. Bradley and Martha R Stroud and Andrew M. Atz},
  journal={Pediatric Cardiology},
Operative survival after the Norwood procedure has significantly improved during the past 10 years. However, there remains attrition among Norwood survivors before reaching planned second-stage palliation. The purpose of this study was to evaluate potential risk factors for interstage mortality among Norwood survivors. All patients undergoing the Norwood procedure at the Medical University of South Carolina from January 1996 through January 2001 were retrospectively reviewed. Patient and… CONTINUE READING
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