Postoperative heart block in children with common forms of congenital heart disease: results from the kid database
Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology, 07/16/2012
Anderson JB et al. – There has been little change over time in the frequency of postoperative complete heart block (CHB) in patients undergoing repair of ventricular septal defects (VSD), atrioventricular canal defects (AVC), and tetralogy of Fallot (TOF). Postoperative complete heart block (CHB) results in major added cost to the healthcare system.