Decreased incidence of postoperative pericardial effusions after cardiac surgery for congenital heart disease

Anuradha S. Prabhu, Robert D. Ross, Maya R. Heinert, Henry L. Walters, Mehdi Hakimi

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Abstract

There has been a striking decrease in the incidence of postoperative pericardial effusion to 13.6%. A higher incidence of postoperative pericardial effusion was found in the winter months.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)774-776
Number of pages3
JournalThe American Journal of Cardiology
Volume77
Issue number9
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 1 1996

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