Cardiovascular Critical Care in Children.

Journal Article (Journal Article;Review)

Pediatric cardiac critical care has evolved with advances in congenital heart surgery, interventional cardiac catheterization, and diagnostic advances. Debate remains over the optimal location of care and training background despite data showing that systems established in collaboration with multidisciplinary experts in the care of children with congenital heart disease are associated with the best outcomes. Operative mortality is low, and preventing morbidity is the new focus of the future. Advances in screening and fetal diagnosis, mechanical circulatory support, and collaborative research and quality improvement initiatives are reviewed in this article.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Cashen, K; Safa, R

Published Date

  • June 2022

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 69 / 3

Start / End Page

  • 403 - 413

PubMed ID

  • 35667753

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1557-8240

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.pcl.2022.02.002


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States