Serum lactates correlate with mortality after operations for complex congenital heart disease.
- Published Article
The Annals of Thoracic Surgery
- Publication Date
Sep 01, 1997
Serum lactate levels may be a useful predictor of mortality in children less than 1 year of age who have undergone cardiopulmonary bypass. An elevation in serum lactate level after a complex operation for congenital heart disease should be taken as a serious indicator of potential mortality.
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