Risk factors for mortality after the Norwood procedure using right ventricle to pulmonary artery shunt.

@article{Sano2009RiskFF,
  title={Risk factors for mortality after the Norwood procedure using right ventricle to pulmonary artery shunt.},
  author={Shunji Sano and Shu-Chien Huang and Shingo Kasahara and Ko Yoshizumi and Yasuhiro Kotani and Kozo Ishino},
  journal={The Annals of thoracic surgery},
  year={2009},
  volume={87 1},
  pages={178-85; discussion 185-6}
}
BACKGROUND The purpose of this study was to describe the experience with staged surgical reconstruction of the hypoplastic left heart syndrome (HLHS) with a right ventricle to pulmonary artery conduit and to identify the risk factors that influence late outcome. METHODS Between February 1998 and June 2007, 62 patients with HLHS underwent a Norwood procedure by using right ventricle to pulmonary artery conduit (median age, 9 days [range, 1 to 57]; median body weight 2.7 kg [range, 1.6 to 3.9… CONTINUE READING
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