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Atrially based pericardial tunnel for central pulmonary artery construction.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9236367     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Discontinuity of central intrapericardial pulmonary arteries requires reconstruction of a pulmonary artery confluence before cavopulmonary connection, whether this connection be by bidirectional Glenn or Fontan procedure. Reconstruction of the central pulmonary arteries has previously been described using material of poor or no growth potential. A method is described for central pulmonary artery reconstruction that provides growth potential and is based on previous experience with Fontan lateral tunnel construction.
Authors:
R A Perryman; R D Jaquiss
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Annals of thoracic surgery     Volume:  64     ISSN:  0003-4975     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann. Thorac. Surg.     Publication Date:  1997 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1997-08-21     Completed Date:  1997-08-21     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  15030100R     Medline TA:  Ann Thorac Surg     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  228-30     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Affiliation:
Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Miami School of Medicine, FL 33101, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Blood Vessel Prosthesis / methods*
Humans
Infant
Pericardium
Polytetrafluoroethylene
Pulmonary Artery / abnormalities*,  radiography,  surgery*
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
9002-84-0/Polytetrafluoroethylene

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