Cardiothoracic Surgery

Featured Research

Dialysis Outperforms Diuretics in Preventing Fluid Overload in Infants After Cardiac Surgery When infants receive heart surgery, fluid overload after the procedure can present high risks of morbidity and mortality. Fluid overload can impair lung function and reduce cardiac output. Meanwhile, imbalances in electrolyte levels present potentially fatal arrhythmia risks.

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Research and Training Details

Faculty5
Research Fellows and Post Docs1
Total Annual Grant Award Dollars$117,000

Clinical Activities and Training

Clinical Fellows2
Inpatient Encounters339
Outpatient Encounters643