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Modified Starnes operation for neonatal Ebstein's anomaly.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  12238865     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We report the case of a severely symptomatic neonate with Ebstein's anomaly. A modified Starnes operation was performed, but insufficient drainage of venous blood returning through thebesian veins caused overdistention of the right ventricle and severe left ventricular dysfunction. Urgent reestablishment of right ventricular-right atrial communication successfully resolved these problems.
Manabu Watanabe; Yorikazu Harada; Takamasa Takeuchi; Gengi Satomi; Satoshi Yasukouchi
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Annals of thoracic surgery     Volume:  74     ISSN:  0003-4975     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann. Thorac. Surg.     Publication Date:  2002 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2002-09-19     Completed Date:  2002-10-01     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  15030100R     Medline TA:  Ann Thorac Surg     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  916-7     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Ductus Arteriosus, Patent / surgery,  ultrasonography
Ebstein Anomaly / surgery*,  ultrasonography
Heart Atria / surgery,  ultrasonography
Heart Septum / surgery,  ultrasonography
Heart Ventricles / surgery,  ultrasonography
Infant, Newborn
Palliative Care
Postoperative Complications / surgery,  ultrasonography
Thrombosis / surgery,  ultrasonography
Ultrasonography, Prenatal

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