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Outcomes Following Aortic Valve Replacement in Children With Conotruncal Anomalies

Monday, March 7, 2022

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Source Name: World Journal for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery


Bahaaldin Alsoufi, Jessica H. Knight, James St. Louis, Geetha Raghuveer, Lazaros Kochilas

The Pediatric Cardiac Care Consortium was queried for patients undergoing repair of conotruncal abnormalities and subsequent AVR 1982 - 2003.   Of 106 patients undergoing AVR, the operative mortality was 12%, and was related to infant age at the time of surgery (OR = 55).   Transplant-free survival at 25 years was 53%.  Transplant-free survival at 20 years was inferior to that of patients undergoing AVR for non-conotruncal abnormalities (61% vs 82%).  Valve type was not associated with outcomes.

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