Role of magnesium in the prevention of postoperative arrhythmias in neonates and infants undergoing arterial switch operation.

@article{Verma2010RoleOM,
  title={Role of magnesium in the prevention of postoperative arrhythmias in neonates and infants undergoing arterial switch operation.},
  author={Yashwant Singh Verma and Sandeep Chauhan and Parag Gharde and R Lakshmy and U. Santosh Kiran},
  journal={Interactive cardiovascular and thoracic surgery},
  year={2010},
  volume={11 5},
  pages={573-6}
}
The objectives of the study were to measure magnesium levels in neonates and infants undergoing arterial switch operation and to ascertain the role of magnesium supplementation in the prevention of postoperative arrhythmias. Group I (n=25): magnesium was administered in the dose of 30 mg/kg over 10 minutes in normal saline (5 ml) immediately after cessation of cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB). Group II (n=25): normal saline (5 ml) was administered over 10 minutes immediately after cessation of CPB… CONTINUE READING
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