Intraoperative cardiopulmonary arrest in children undergoing spinal deformity correction

Emmanuel N. Menga, Cole Hirschfeld, Amit Jain, Dong Phuong Tran, Heather D. Caine, Dolores B. Njoku, Lori A. Karol, Paul D. Sponseller

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Abstract

Study Design. Retrospective review. Objective. To report the incidence of and risk factors for intraoperative cardiopulmonary arrest (ICA) in children undergoing spinal deformity surgery. Summary of Background Data. Spinal deformities in children are associated with comorbidities that can pose substantial risks during surgery. Methods. We reviewed records of patients who underwent surgery at two pediatric tertiary-care hospitals from 2004 through 2014. Fisher exact test and the Student t test were used to compare ICA and non-ICA groups by patient diagnosis, estimated blood loss, number of vertebral levels fused, and proportion of blood volume lost (significance, P

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1757-1762
Number of pages6
JournalSpine
Volume40
Issue number22
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 1 2015

Keywords

  • blood loss
  • cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  • electrolyte imbalance
  • intraoperative cardiopulmonary arrest
  • spinal deformity

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Neurology
  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

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    Menga, E. N., Hirschfeld, C., Jain, A., Tran, D. P., Caine, H. D., Njoku, D. B., Karol, L. A., & Sponseller, P. D. (2015). Intraoperative cardiopulmonary arrest in children undergoing spinal deformity correction. Spine, 40(22), 1757-1762. https://doi.org/10.1097/BRS.0000000000001105