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Mortality as an outcome measure following cardiac surgery for congenital heart disease in the current era.
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PMID:  21481081     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Mortality following cardiac surgery for congenital heart disease is rare in the current times. In this review article, we explore current mortality rates, factors associated with mortality, and pitfalls in the use of mortality as a measure for assessing outcomes following congenital heart surgery.
Authors:
Ravi R Thiagarajan; Peter C Laussen
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Paediatric anaesthesia     Volume:  21     ISSN:  1460-9592     ISO Abbreviation:  Paediatr Anaesth     Publication Date:  2011 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-04-12     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9206575     Medline TA:  Paediatr Anaesth     Country:  France    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  604-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
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© 2011 Blackwell Publishing Ltd.
Affiliation:
Cardiac Intensive Care Unit, Department of Cardiology, Children's Hospital Boston, Boston, MA, USA  Department of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA.
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