JOURNAL OF CARDIOTHORACIC AND VASCULAR ANESTHESIA, vol.20, no.1, pp.43-47, 2006 (Journal Indexed in SCI)
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Title of Journal :
JOURNAL OF CARDIOTHORACIC AND VASCULAR ANESTHESIA
lactate, postoperative morbidity and mortality, congenital cardiac disease, pediatric cardiac surgery, CORONARY-ARTERY BYPASS, CARDIOPULMONARY BYPASS, METABOLISM, MORTALITY, SHOCK
Objective: The determination of postoperative course after cardiac surgery has always been a challenging issue. It is more sophisticated in the pediatric age group. The aim of this investigation was to identify whether increased concentrations of lactate in arterial blood has a predictive value for postoperative morbidity and mortality after heart surgery.