Risk factors associated with mortality and interventions in 472 neonates with interrupted aortic arch: a Congenital Heart Surgeons Society study.

@article{McCrindle2005RiskFA,
  title={Risk factors associated with mortality and interventions in 472 neonates with interrupted aortic arch: a Congenital Heart Surgeons Society study.},
  author={Brian W McCrindle and Christo Ivanov Tchervenkov and Igor E. Konstantinov and William Galbraith Williams and Rodolfo A. Neirotti and Marshall Lewis Jacobs and Eugene Blackstone},
  journal={The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery},
  year={2005},
  volume={129 2},
  pages={343-50}
}
OBJECTIVE We sought to determine the prevalence of outcomes and associated patient and management factors for neonates with interrupted aortic arch. METHODS From 1987 to 1997, a total of 472 neonates were enrolled prospectively from 33 institutions. Competing risks methodology was used to determine simultaneous risk and associated incremental risk factors for death, initial and subsequent left ventricular outflow tract procedures, and arch reinterventions. RESULTS Overall survival was 59… CONTINUE READING
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