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Significance of postoperative arrhythmias in congenital heart disease.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18226028     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The survival of patients with congenital heart disease (CHD) has increased immensely and nowadays, most children reach adulthood. The long-term outcome is hampered by the occurrence of late complications such as arrhythmias. Supraventricular and ventricular arrhythmias have an impact notably not only on morbidity but also on mortality in patients with congenital heart disease. Therefore, life-long follow-up in most of these patients is required.
Jolien W Roos-Hesselink; Yusuf Karamermer
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Pacing and clinical electrophysiology : PACE     Volume:  31 Suppl 1     ISSN:  1540-8159     ISO Abbreviation:  Pacing Clin Electrophysiol     Publication Date:  2008 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-01-29     Completed Date:  2008-04-23     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7803944     Medline TA:  Pacing Clin Electrophysiol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  S2-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Cardiology, Thoraxcenter, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands.
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MeSH Terms
Arrhythmias, Cardiac / mortality*,  prevention & control*
Cardiovascular Surgical Procedures / mortality*
Heart Defects, Congenital / mortality*,  surgery*
Infant, Newborn
Risk Assessment / methods*
Risk Factors
Survival Rate
Treatment Outcome

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