Impact of 22q11.2 Deletion on the Postoperative Course of Children After Cardiac Surgery
Pediatric Cardiology, 08/17/2012
McDonald R et al. – Children with del22q11 have a higher risk of postoperative complications after cardiac surgery, with no difference in length of mechanical ventilation, intensive care unit (ICU) length of stay (LOS), hospital LOS, or mortality. However, short–term outcomes may differ in certain subgroups.