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Pleural effusions in children undergoing cardiac surgery.

Cardiothoracic Center and Department of Pediatric Surgery, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India.
Annals of Pediatric Cardiology 01/2010; 3(1):58-64. DOI: 10.4103/0974-2069.64368
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ABSTRACT Persistent pleural effusions are a source of significant morbidity and mortality following surgery in congenital heart disease. In this review, we discuss the etiology, pathophysiology, and management of this common complication.

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