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Pediatric Cardiology

, Volume 40, Issue 1, pp 45–46 | Cite as

Correction to: Blalock–Taussig Shunt Size: Should it be Based on Body Weight or Target Branch Pulmonary Artery Size?

  • Emrah ŞişliEmail author
  • Osman Nuri Tuncer
  • Suat Şenkaya
  • Eser Doğan
  • Hatice Şahin
  • Mehmet Fatih Ayık
  • Yüksel Atay
Correction

Correction to: Pediatric Cardiology  https://doi.org/10.1007/s00246-018-1958-9

The original version of the article unfortunately contained an alignment error in Table 1. The correct version of Table 1 is given below.

The ​original ​article ​has ​been ​corrected.

Table 1

Demographic and clinical characteristics of the patients

Characteristics

Shunt thrombosis

p value

Yes

(n = 11)

No

(n = 69)

Demographic

 Age (days)

6 (3–24)

4 (2–19.5)

0.523a

 Weight (kg)

2.6 (2–3.1)

3.3 (3.0–3.8)

0.004 a

 Weight < 3 kg

7 (63.6)

14 (20.3)

0.008 c

 Male

5 (45.5)

42 (60.9)

0.335b

Clinical

 Genetic syndrome/extra-cardiac anomaly

4 (36.4)

2 (2.9)

0.001 c

 Newborn

10 (90.9)

59 (85.5)

0.991c

 Prematurity

6 (54.5)

3 (4.3)

< 0.001c

 Right pulmonary artery size (mm)

3 (3–3)

4 (4–5)

< 0.001a

 Right pulmonary artery, z-value

− 1.97 (− 2.62 to − 0.82)

− 0.06 (− 0.78 to 0.54)

0.001 a

 Left pulmonary artery size (mm)

4 (3–4)

5 (4–5)

< 0.001a

 Left pulmonary artery, z-value

− 0.30 (− 2.01 to 0.42)

0.56 (− 0.36 to 0.95)

0.005 a

 Pulmonary artery hypoplasia

9 (81.8)

6 (8.7)

< 0.001c

 Single ventricle physiology

6 (54.5)

24 (34.8)

0.209b

 Pulmonary atresia

10 (90.9)

38 (55.1)

0.055c

Operative

 Side of mBTS

  Left

4 (36.4)

54 (78.3)

0.012 c

  Right

7 (63.6)

15 (21.7)

 

 Approach

  Sternotomy

6 (54.5)

14 (20.3)

0.015 b

  Thoracotomy

5 (45.5)

55 (79.7)

 

 Absolute shunt size (mm)

3.5 (3.0–3.5)

4 (3.5–4)

0.001 a

 Size of mBTS

  3.0 mm

4 (36.4)

3 (4.4)

0.004 c

  3.5 mm

5 (45.5)

21 (30.4)

0.323b

  4.0 mm

2 (18.2)

45 (65.2)

0.009 c

 Size of pulmonary artery shunted (mm)

3 (3–4)

5 (4–5)

< 0.001a

 z-value of pulmonary artery shunted

− 0.82 (− 2.01 to 0.42)

0.51 (− 0.39 to 0.83)

0.010 a

 S/W ratio

1.46 (0.97–1.67)

1.17 (1.01–1.30)

0.049 a

 S/PA ratio

1.0 (0.88–1.17)

0.80 (0.70–0.88)

0.002 a

 PDA left open

8 (72.7)

51 (73.9)

1.0c

Bold values indicate statistical significance at p < 0.05

aMann-Whitney U test

bChi-square test

cFisher’s exact test

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Departments of Pediatric Cardiovascular SurgeryEge University Faculty of MedicineIzmirTurkey
  2. 2.Cardiovascular SurgeryEge University Faculty of MedicineIzmirTurkey
  3. 3.Pediatric CardiologyEge University Faculty of MedicineIzmirTurkey
  4. 4.Medical EducationEge University Faculty of MedicineIzmirTurkey
  5. 5.Section of Pediatric Cardiovascular Surgery, Department of Cardiovasular SurgeryEge University Faculty of MedicineBornova, IzmirTurkey

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