Age less than two years is not a risk factor for mortality after mitral valve replacement in children Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Heart Valve Diseases
  • Heart Valve Prosthesis
  • Mitral Valve
  • Postoperative Complications

abstract

  • In our population, there was no statistically significant difference in survival between patients less than 2 years and patients 2 to 18 years. In children undergoing MVR, age less than 2 years remains a risk factor for reoperation but not for mortality.

publication date

  • April 2011

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2010.11.058

PubMed ID

  • 21440150

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 1228

end page

  • 34

volume

  • 91

number

  • 4