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Older age at the time of the Norwood procedure is a risk factor for early postoperative mortality

Monday, January 12, 2015

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Source Name: European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery


Eva Sames-Dolzer, Lale Hakami, Michaela Innerhuber, Gerald Tulzer, and Rudolf Mair


The single-centre study analyses 257 Norwood procedures. Patients older than 20 days were at higher risk for early postoperative mortality, postoperative pulmonary hypertensive and impaired cardiac function. 

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