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Table 1 The diagnosis and distribution of the exitus

From: Delayed Sternal Closure After Pediatric Cardiac Operations; Single Center Experience: a Retrospective Study

Diagnosis Number of patients (n = 38) Number of Deceased Patients (n = 13)
HLHS 7 7
TGA 9 -
TGA + VSD 10 -
CAVSD 1 -
CAVSD + TA 1 1
TAPVC 4 2
TOF 1 1
DORV 1 1
AO INTER 1 -
VSD 3 1
  1. Table1 demonstrating the cardiac pathologies of the patients. (HLHS: Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome; TGA: Transposition of Great Arteries; VSD: Ventricular Septal Defect; CAVSD: Complete Atrioventricular Septal Defect;TA: Tricuspid Atresia; TAPVC: Total Anomalous Pulmonary Vein Connection; TOF: Tetralogy Of Fallot; DORV: Double Outlet Right Ventricle; AO INTER: Aortic Interruption).