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Arterial switch and modified Konno procedure with detachment of the aortic root for transposition of the great arteries and left ventricular outflow tract obstruction.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20667390     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The arterial switch operation for the transposition of the great arteries accompanied by a ventricular septal defect and posterior malalignment of the outlet septum is a surgical challenge. We describe a new surgical technique in 2 patients having this pathology. The surgical technique consists of the arterial switch operation and a modified Konno procedure through partial detachment of the semilunar valve of the right ventricle as in the Ross procedure.
Authors:
Riza Turkoz; Canan Ayabakan; Can Vuran; Oğuz Omay; Kürşad Tokel
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Annals of thoracic surgery     Volume:  90     ISSN:  1552-6259     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann. Thorac. Surg.     Publication Date:  2010 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-07-29     Completed Date:  2010-08-24     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  15030100R     Medline TA:  Ann Thorac Surg     Country:  Netherlands    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  683-5     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Copyright Information:
Copyright 2010 The Society of Thoracic Surgeons. Published by Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Baskent University, Istanbul Teaching and Medical Research Center, Istanbul, Turkey. rturkoz@yahoo.com
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Aorta, Thoracic / surgery*
Cardiac Surgical Procedures / methods
Female
Humans
Infant
Transposition of Great Vessels / surgery*
Vascular Surgical Procedures / methods
Ventricular Outflow Obstruction / surgery*

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