Conduit from hypoplastic right ventricle to pulmonary artery in tricuspid atresia

Muhammad M. Amanullah, Asif Hasan, Richard Kirk

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Abstract

Tricuspid atresia with transposition of the great arteries produces single ventricle physiology. Ultimate goals of neonatal palliative operations are to provide optimum anatomic and physiologic conditions for a Fontan procedure. A modification of the Norwood procedure is reported, with an aorto-pulmonary anatomosis, utilizing the hypoplastic right ventricle as the pulmonary outflow conduit, avoiding a left ventriculotomy and preserving its function with excellent recovery. We believe this technique has not been previously published in the English literature.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)78-80
Number of pages3
JournalAsian Cardiovascular and Thoracic Annals
Volume16
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 2008

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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