The value of peripheral perfusion index measurements for early detection of critical cardiac defects


UYGUR O., Koroglu O. A. , Levent E., TOSYALI M., AKISÜ M. , YALAZ M. , ...More

PEDIATRICS AND NEONATOLOGY, vol.60, no.1, pp.68-73, 2019 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 60 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.pedneo.2018.04.003
  • Title of Journal : PEDIATRICS AND NEONATOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.68-73

Abstract

Background: Approximately 25% of congenital heart diseases (CHD) are estimated to be critical and require an intervention. In this study, we aimed to investigate the additional value of peripheral perfusion index (PPI) measurements to pulse oximetry screening for critical CHD (CCHD).