Adverse events rates and risk factors in adults undergoing cardiac catheterization at pediatric hospitals - Results from the C3PO

Christopher P. Learn, Ralf J. Holzer, Curt J. Daniels, Alejandro J. Torres, Julie A. Vincent, John W. Moore, Laurie Armsby, Michael J. Landzberg, Lisa Bergersen

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Objective Determine the frequency and risk factors for adverse events (AE) for adults undergoing cardiac catheterization at pediatric hospitals. Background Adult catheterization AE rates at pediatric hospitals are not well understood. The Congenital Cardiac Catheterization Project on Outcomes (C3PO) collects data on all catheterizations at eight pediatric institutions. Methods Adult (≥18 years) case characteristics and AE were reviewed and compared with those of pediatric (

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)997-1005
Number of pages9
JournalCatheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - May 2013



  • complications
  • congenital
  • heart defects
  • outcome assessment

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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