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Extracardiac Atrial Switch for Anatomical Repair in Variants of ccTGA.
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PMID:  21440173     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Successful anatomical repair in congenitally corrected transposition of the great arteries depends on adequate re-routing of the atrial venous pathways. Abnormal positioning of the heart or abnormal venous drainage, or both, can impair access to the atrial pathways and previous palliative procedures can further complicate the reconstruction required to achieve anatomical repair. We describe 2 patients in whom the systemic venous anatomy was such that atrial switch was more easily accomplished by extracardiac re-routing than with the conventional Senning procedure.
David J Barron; Timothy J Jones; Oliver Stumper; William J Brawn
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Annals of thoracic surgery     Volume:  91     ISSN:  1552-6259     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann. Thorac. Surg.     Publication Date:  2011 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-03-28     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  15030100R     Medline TA:  Ann Thorac Surg     Country:  Netherlands    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1297-9     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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Copyright © 2011 The Society of Thoracic Surgeons. Published by Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Department of Pediatric Cardiac Surgery, Diana, Princess of Wales Children's Hospital, Birmingham, United Kingdom.
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