Source: Allistair Lindsay @ BMJ Group Blogs
Tight glycaemic control can be achieved with a low hypoglycaemia rate after cardiac surgery in children, but does not significantly change the infection rate, mortality, length of stay, or measures of organ failure, as compared with standard care.
- Agus MS, Steil GM, Wypij D, Costello JM, Laussen PC, Langer M, Alexander JL, Scoppettuolo LA, Pigula FA, Charpie JR, Ohye RG, Gaies MG; SPECS Study Investigators. Tight glycaemic control versus standard care after paediatric cardiac surgery. N Engl J Med. 2012 Sep 27;367(13):1208-19.