Glycemic Control After Surgery in Kids

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Tight glycemic control appears to be achievable following cardiac surgery in children ages 0 to 36 months, with low rates of hypoglycemia, according to a randomized, control trial. The researchers noted, however, that tight glycemic control does not significantly change infection rates, mortality, length of stay, or measures of organ failure when compared with standard care.

Abstract: New England Journal of Medicine, September 7, 2012 (online).

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