Jan 1, 1975

Congenital cardiopathies appearing during the neonatal period. The view points of the cardiologist, the hemodynamics specialist, the surgeon, and the anesthetist

Annales de l'anesthésiologie française
A FiemeyerM Cara


The best chances of survival for a new-born depend on the following factors: the possibility of clinical and haemodynamic diagnosis of the malformation, adequate reanimation and surgery. All this must be carried out as early as possible. Although catheterization is very risky it should be complete and as fast as possible, under monitoring of ventilation and haemodynamies. Reanimation is very important before, during and after surgery; it should be more preventive than curative. Very often, surgery is only palliative at this age. Taking into account progress in surgical techniques, the authors report their experience in anaesthesia and ressuscitation of 100 patients under 10 days old. They were all operated on in Laennec in Professor MATHEY's department but only some of them were catheterized there.

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Coarctation of Aorta Dominant
Transposition of Great Vessels
Cardiac Catheterization Procedures
Congenital Heart Defects
General Anesthesia
Preoperative Procedure
Ectrodactyly Cardiopathy Dysmorphism
Tetralogy of Fallot

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