Neurocognitive Monitoring and Care During Pediatric Cardiopulmonary Bypass — Current and Future Directions

Author(s): Jennifer K. Lee, R. Blaine Easley, Kenneth M. Brady.

Journal Name: Current Cardiology Reviews

Volume 4 , Issue 2 , 2008

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Abstract:

Neurologic injury in patients with congenital heart disease remains an important source of morbidity and mortality. Advances in surgical repair and perioperative management have resulted in longer life expectancies for these patients. Current practice and research must focus on identifying treatable risk factors for neurocognitive dysfunction, advancing methods for perioperative neuromonitoring, and refining treatment and care of the congenital heart patient with potential neurologic injury. Techniques for neuromonitoring and future directions will be discussed.

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VOLUME: 4
ISSUE: 2
Year: 2008
Page: [123 - 139]
Pages: 17
DOI: 10.2174/157340308784245766
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