TITLE

Anterior translocaton of pulmonary artery without aortic transection in repair of tetralogy of Fallot with absent pulmonary valve

AUTHOR(S)
Sung, Si Chan; Chang, Yun Hee; Woo, Jong Soo
PUB. DATE
April 2007
SOURCE
European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery;Apr2007, Vol. 31 Issue 4, p742
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Abstract: We developed a technique of translocation of the pulmonary artery anterior to the ascending aorta without transection of the aorta in the repair of tetralogy of Fallot with absent pulmonary va lve. Our technique includes detachment of the main pulmonary artery (MPA) from the pulmonary annulus, vertical division of the MPA, anterior translocation of the pulmonary artery with patch augmentation between the vertically divided MPA.
ACCESSION #
24385885

 

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