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Modified Blalock-Taussig shunt with compensatory properties.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  10086575     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Determination of the proper length of the tubular prosthesis is a major issue when performing a systemic-pulmonary artery shunt. The procedure is simplified by using a prosthesis with accordionlike properties. This was demonstrated in 7 consecutive infants with complex congenital heart defects, in whom systemic-pulmonary artery shunts were placed without early or late complications.
A F Corno; M Hurni; M Payot; L K von Segesser
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Annals of thoracic surgery     Volume:  67     ISSN:  0003-4975     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann. Thorac. Surg.     Publication Date:  1999 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1999-04-14     Completed Date:  1999-04-14     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:  269-70     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Service de Chirurgie Cardio-vasculaire and Unité de Cardiologie Pédiatrique, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, Lausanne, Switzerland.
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MeSH Terms
Blood Vessel Prosthesis Implantation / methods*
Heart Defects, Congenital / surgery*
Infant, Newborn
Palliative Care
Prosthesis Design
Pulmonary Artery / surgery
Treatment Outcome

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