Post-op systemic hypertensive crises in an infant with total anomalous pulmonary venous connection
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- Kohli, V., Sachdev, M.S., Joshi, R.K. et al. Indian J Pediatr (2009) 76: 755. doi:10.1007/s12098-009-0150-x
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Systemic hypertension is not usually a complication following repair of total anomalous pulmonary venous connection (TAPVC). We report an infant with supracardiac TAPVC with hypertensive crises post-operatively resulting in pulmonary edema. We feel this might have been related to the pre-operative hemodynamics as described. Beta-blockers improved the hypertensive crises.