Cardiac Surgery and Brain Injury

J Gordon Millichap
1993 Pediatric Neurology Briefs  
with circulatory arrest was compared to that associated with low-flow cardiopulmonary bypass during repair of D-transposition of the great arteries in 171 patients operated within the first three months of age at the Children's Hospital, Boston. Circulatory arrest was associated with a higher likelihood of clinical and EEG seizures, a longer time to the recovery of normal EEG activity, and a greater release of the brain isoenzyme of creatine kinase in the first 6 hours after surgery.
doi:10.15844/pedneurbriefs-7-10-1 fatcat:bwy6nkezx5bsvohmw2dntctd2u