Weight change in infants with a functionally univentricular heart: from surgical intervention to hospital discharge.

@article{MedoffCooper2011WeightCI,
  title={Weight change in infants with a functionally univentricular heart: from surgical intervention to hospital discharge.},
  author={Barbara Medoff-Cooper and Sharon Irving and Bradley Scott Marino and J. Felipe Garc{\'i}a-Espa{\~n}a and Chitra Ravishankar and Geoffrey L. Bird and Virginia A. Stallings},
  journal={Cardiology in the young},
  year={2011},
  volume={21 2},
  pages={136-44}
}
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to assess the pattern of weight change from surgical intervention to home discharge and to determine predictors of poor growth in this population of infants with congenital cardiac disease. METHODS Neonates with functionally univentricular physiology enrolled in a prospective cohort study examining growth between March, 2003 and May, 2007 were included. Weights were collected at birth, before surgical intervention, and at hospital discharge. In addition… CONTINUE READING