Stent compression during resuscitation of a neonate with complex heart disease: fatal outcome

Cardiol Young. 2021 Feb 23:1-2. doi: 10.1017/S1047951121000445. Online ahead of print.


A newborn with hypoplastic left heart underwent a Norwood operation. Obstruction of the Blalock-Thomas-Taussig shunt was treated with a stent. During resuscitation, this was compressed, which contributed to a fatal outcome.

PMID:33618793 | DOI:10.1017/S1047951121000445

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