Chronic outpatient sildenafil therapy for pulmonary hypertension in a child after cardiac surgery

C. A. Knoderer, E. S. Ebenroth, J. W. Brown

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Abstract

We report the case of a 14-month-old male with d-transposition of the great arteries, ventricular septal defect, and pulmonary hypertension successfully treated with long-term sildenafil following cardiac surgery. To our knowledge, this is the first published report of long-term sildenafil treatment in a child after corrective cardiac surgery.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)859-861
Number of pages3
JournalPediatric Cardiology
Volume26
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 2005

Keywords

  • Cardiac surgery
  • Pulmonary hypertension
  • Sildenafil

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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