State-of-the-Art Pediatric Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery: a Literature Review

Abstract Objective: To examine the results of various myocardial revascularization techniques in pediatric patients to better understand the strategies for surgical treatment of coronary artery pathologies. Methods: We analyzed 61 publications dedicated to the indications, methods, and results of coronary bypass surgery in children. Due to the small size of this cohort, case reports are also included in our review. Results: The main indications for coronary bypass grafting in children are Kawasaki disease, myocardial revascularization as a necessary procedure during the congenital cardiac surgery, to manage intraoperative iatrogenic damage to coronary arteries, and homozygous familial hypercholesterolemia. The use of internal thoracic arteries as conduits for coronary bypass grafting in children with Kawasaki disease showed significantly better results in long-term functionality compared to autovenous conduits (87% and 44%, respectively, P
Source: Revista Brasileira de Cirurgia Cardiovascular - Category: Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery Source Type: research

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Conclusions: The study ’s findings support the efficacy of tube weaning based on the published “Graz model of tube weaning” for children born with EA/TEF and indicate the necessity of specialized tube weaning programs for these patients.What is Known:• Children with esophageal atresia/tracheoesophageal fistula often suffer from feeding problems and tube dependency.• Different tube weaning programs and outcomes have been published, but not specifically for children with EA.What is New:• Evaluation of a large sample of children referred for tube weaning after EA repair.• Most children wi...
Source: European Journal of Pediatrics - Category: Pediatrics Source Type: research
Publication date: December 2020Source: Journal of Pediatric Surgery Case Reports, Volume 63Author(s): César Ramírez-Martínez, Alejandro Peñarrieta-Daher, Mario Peña-García, Jaime Penchyna-Grub, Gustavo Teyssier-Morales, Karla Muñoa-Carcamo, Jaime Nieto-Zermeño, Raúl Villegas-Silva, Cristian Zalles-Vidal
Source: Journal of Pediatric Surgery Case Reports - Category: Surgery Source Type: research
Reply to Dr. Dahdah's Letter to the Editor Re: "A Four-Year-Old with History of Kawasaki Disease Presenting in Acute Shock". Prehosp Emerg Care. 2020 Oct 07;:1-2 Authors: Donofrio-Ödmann JJ, Remoulet A, Burns J, Harvey H, Staats K PMID: 33026275 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Prehospital Emergency Care - Category: Endocrinology Tags: Prehosp Emerg Care Source Type: research
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Source: Journal of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia - Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Tags: Original Research Source Type: research
ConclusionIn a center with expertise in valve ‐sparing procedures, ARREAA is a reasonable option in the surgical management of AAAD in selected patients. This technique stabilizes the aortic annulus and preserves root anatomy for durable outcomes.
Source: Journal of Cardiac Surgery - Category: Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery Authors: Tags: ORIGINAL ARTICLE Source Type: research
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Source: Journal of Cardiac Surgery - Category: Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery Authors: Tags: LETTER TO THE EDITOR Source Type: research
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Authors: Shetty NS, Shah I Abstract Kawasaki's disease (KD) is a systemic vasculitis often seen with viral and bacterial infections. Cholangitis is a known complication in biliary atresia patients post Kasai Portoenterostomy (KP). However KD, in a biliary atresia patient post KP has not been previously reported. A 1 years old girl who had previously undergone a KP for BA, presented with cholangitis which was presumed to be caused by a previous enterobacter infection that she had 2 months ago. However, on treating the cholangitis, the patient developed fever again after ten days which persisted even after chang...
Source: Annals of Hepatology - Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Ann Hepatol Source Type: research
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Source: Cardiophile MD - Category: Cardiology Authors: Tags: Cardiology Cardiology MCQ DM / DNB Cardiology Entrance Featured Source Type: blogs
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Source: Cardiophile MD - Category: Cardiology Authors: Tags: Cardiology MCQ DM / DNB Cardiology Entrance Featured Source Type: blogs
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