Perioperative Management Strategy for Cardiac Surgery in Pediatric Patients

  • J. O. C. AulerJr
  • S. Coppola Gimenez
  • D. Monteiro Abbelan
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The Heart Institute of University of São Paulo Medical School is a center of reference in the treatment of neonatal and pediatric congenital cardiopathies in the state of São Paulo as well as other regions of Brazil that do not have access to specialized centers in this type of care. Over the past five years, 2298 children were operated on; 1592 of these surgeries were carried out using cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB) and 706 without it. In the last 12 months, for example, surgery consisted in connection of inter-atrial communication (52), inter-ventricular communication (59), Tetralogy of Fallot (94), transposition of the great arteries (23), and atrio-ventricular septal defect (38).


Cardiac Output Cardiac Index Pulmonary Vascular Resistance Systemic Vascular Resistance Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome 
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  • J. O. C. AulerJr
  • S. Coppola Gimenez
  • D. Monteiro Abbelan

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