Survival after bidirectional cavopulmonary anastomosis: analysis of preoperative risk factors.

OBJECTIVE Prognostic factors for survival after bidirectional cavopulmonary anastomosis for functionally single ventricle are not well defined. We analyzed preoperative hemodynamic and echocardiographic data to determine risk factors for death or transplantation at least 1 year after bidirectional cavopulmonary anastomosis. METHODS Data for all patients… CONTINUE READING