Predictors of early postoperative complications after arterial switch operation of newborns with transposition of the great arteries

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Background: Lund is one of the two tertiary referral centers for pediatric cardiac surgery in Sweden, with nearly 350 surgical procedures every year. We performed a retrospective analysis of newborns and infants with transposition of the great arteries (TGA) operated with arterial switch (ASO) during the past 10 years. Methods: a single-institution retrospective analysis of nearly 100 newborns and infants with transposition of the great arteries (TGA) operated with arterial switch during the past 10 years. Postoperative morbidity and mortality during the the first month was recorded.Patients with TGA/double outlet right ventricle were excluded from the analysis. Results: 103 patients with TGA (median for birth weight, gestational week, and age at surgery: 3.5 kg, 39 weeks, and 4 days) were included. There was only 1 death. Surgery beyond 5 days of age (n=46) was associated with prolonged mechanical ventilation (p

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  • Cardiac and Cardiovascular Systems
  • Pediatrics

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  • postoperative complication, newborn, artery, college, cardiology, female, patient, surgery, human, infant, tertiary care center, death, birth weight, morbidity, mortality, surgical technique, Sweden, baby, cerebrovascular accident, artificial ventilation, ward, prematurity, heart surgery, extubation, sternum, heart right ventricle, pregnancy, nuclear magnetic resonance imaging
Original languageEnglish
Article numberA584
Pages (from-to)584
JournalJournal of the American College of Cardiology
Volume63
Issue number12, Suppl 1
Publication statusPublished - 2014 Apr 1
Publication categoryResearch
Peer-reviewedYes
EventAmerican College of Cardiology 2014 - Washington, DC, United States
Duration: 2014 Mar 292014 Mar 31