Journal article

Extubation Failure and Major Adverse Events Secondary to Extubation Failure Following Neonatal Cardiac Surgery*

Shinya Miura, Peter V Jardim, Warwick Butt, Siva P Namachivayam

Pediatric Critical Care Medicine | LIPPINCOTT WILLIAMS & WILKINS | Published : 2020


OBJECTIVES: To describe the prevalence and consequences of major adverse events secondary to extubation failure after neonatal cardiac surgery. DESIGN: A single-center cohort study. SETTING: A medical-surgical, 30-bed PICU in Victoria, Australia. PATIENTS: One thousand one hundred eighty-eight neonates less than or equal to 28 days old who underwent cardiac surgery from January 2007 to December 2018. INTERVENTIONS: None. MEASUREMENTS AND MAIN RESULTS: Extubation failure was defined as unplanned reintubation within 72 hours after a planned extubation. Major adverse event was defined as one or more of cardiac arrest, emergency chest reopening, extracorporeal membrane oxygenation, or death with..

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