Published in Surgery Litigation and Law Weekly, April 15th, 2005
According to a study from the United States, "We report the use of nesiritide in two infants following cardiac surgery. Both infants had increased intracardiac filling pressures postoperatively' despite traditional afterload reduction and diuretics. Both infants demonstrated clinical improvement with nesiritide therapy."
"There is currently limited data available describing the use of nesiritide in infants," wrote J.M. Simsic and colleagues, Emory University, Sibley Heart Center Cardiology.
The researchers concluded,...
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