Low weight as an independent risk factor for adverse events during cardiac catheterization of infants

Carl H. Backes, Clifford Cua, Jacqueline Kreutzer, Laurie Armsby, Howaida El-Said, John W. Moore, Kimberlee Gauvreau, Lisa Bergersen, Ralf J. Holzer

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Background Studies have documented the importance of procedure type and hemodynamic variables on the incidence of procedure related adverse events (AE) after cardiac catheterization. However, little is known about the impact of low weight on the incidence and severity of AE. Methods: Data were prospectively collected using a multicenter registry (C3PO). Infants

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)786-794
Number of pages9
JournalCatheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - Nov 1 2013



  • CATH
  • complications pediatric cath/intervention
  • diagnostic cardiac catheterization
  • pCOMP
  • pediatric interventions
  • PEDS

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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