2017 Research Annual Report
Cardiothoracic Surgery

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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Division Summary

Research and Training Details
Faculty 5
Research Fellows and Post Docs 1
Total Annual Grant Award Dollars $117,000
Clinical Activities and Training
Clinical Fellows 2
Inpatient Encounters 339
Outpatient Encounters 643