Successful Treatment of Eosinophilic Pleural Effusions Following Congenital Heart Surgery

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We report two children, age 7 months and 5 years, who underwent surgery for congenital heart disease and developed persistent pleural effusions with elevated eosinophil counts. Given the elevation of eosinophil counts in both blood and pleural fluid of these patients, it was considered that an allergic response might have caused the persistent effusion. In… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00246-005-1183-1

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@article{Perens2005SuccessfulTO, title={Successful Treatment of Eosinophilic Pleural Effusions Following Congenital Heart Surgery}, author={Gregory S Perens and K. M. Shannon and Daniel S. Levi and Stacey E Drant}, journal={Pediatric Cardiology}, year={2005}, volume={27}, pages={168-169} }