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Perioperative Factors of Polito et al for Prolonged Mechanical Ventilation Following Complex Congenital Heart Surgery

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Polito et al identified a number of perioperative factors associated with prolonged mechanical ventilation following surgery for complex congenital heart disease performed on a pediatric patient. These can help to identify a patient who may require more aggressive management. The authors are from Children's Hospital Boston, Bambino Gesu Children's Hospital in Rome and Brigham and Women's Hospital.

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