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Modified T-Shaped Left Atrium Incision in the Bi-Atrial Approach for Infracardiac Type TAPVR Repair.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  21620011     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The bi-atrial approach "in-situ" technique of vertical confluence to the left atrial repair avoids the risks of anastomosis site kinking and twisting for infracardiac-type total anomalous pulmonary venous connection reconstruction, but how to obtain the adequate left atrial orifice size is an important issue. Herein, we describe our vertical confluence vein flap with the modified T-shaped left atrium incision technique in managing those patients with infracardiac type total anomalous primary venous reconstruction.
Authors:
Chung-Dann Kan; Yu-Jen Yang
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 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-05-30     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  15030100R     Medline TA:  Ann Thorac Surg     Country:  Netherlands    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  2003-5     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Copyright Information:
Copyright © 2011 The Society of Thoracic Surgeons. Published by Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Department of Surgery, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan; Cardiovascular Research Center, Medical College, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan.
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