Role of CT and MRI prior to redo sternotomy in paediatric patients with congenital heart disease.

AIM To assess the value of computed tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in the preoperative evaluation of congenital heart disease patients about to undergo redo sternotomy. MATERIALS AND METHODS Forty-three patients (26 male, 17 female, median age 65 months) underwent contrast-enhanced CT and 24 patients (16 male, eight female, median… CONTINUE READING