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Intellectual performance in children after circulatory arrest with profound hypothermia in infancy.
  1. D F Dickinson,
  2. J E Sambrooks

    Abstract

    38 children were assessed 22 months to 6 years after open heart surgery using circulatory arrest with deep hypothermia. The mean IQ of the group was 99.2 (SD 19.5). No correlation was found between IQ and the age or weight at operation or the duration of circulatory arrest. The results suggest that the technique gives effective protection to the brain during periods of circulatory arrest for up to 60 minutes.

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