TITLE

Aortic translocation for the management of transposition of the great arteries with a ventricular septal defect, pulmonary stenosis, and hypoplasia of the right ventricle

AUTHOR(S)
Morell, Victor O.; Wearden, Peter D.
PUB. DATE
March 2007
SOURCE
European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery;Mar2007, Vol. 31 Issue 3, p552
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Abstract: A 2-month-old patient with transposition of the great arteries, a ventricular septal defect, pulmonary stenosis, and severe hypoplasia of the right ventricle successfully underwent a biventricular repair utilizing the aortic translocation technique. Advantages of this surgical repair over the Rastelli procedure in the management of this complex congenital heart lesion are discussed.
ACCESSION #
24141335

 

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