National Children’s Hospital, Costa Rica: Higher than global average for post operative deaths for children’s surgeries

Posted on October 25, 2011 • Filed under: Costa Rica, Latin America Health

The National Children’s Hospital (HNN) for “aspects of agreement” between his analysis of the cardiac surgery mortality and study on the same subject, made the Institute for Research and Education on Nutrition and Health (incense).Both tests show a high postoperative mortality in heart minors. According to the HNN, died in 2010 15.4% of children with heart surgery.Incense, meanwhile, found that 22.5% died of surgical patients. The death toll rises to 26% if we analyze the cases of children who had one year of age to receive surgery. Any of these figures is high if compared to the global average, which does not exceed 4%. Read Article

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