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Neonatal Ross-Konno operation and endocardial fibroelastosis resection after foetal percutaneous aortic valve balloon valvuloplasty: a complex approach to rescue the left heart.
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PMID:  24627438     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We report a case of a patient who presented with aortic stenosis and a borderline left ventricle during foetal life. A balloon aortic valve valvuloplasty was performed in uterus, and in the postnatal period for relief of the left ventricular outflow tract obstruction followed by a Ross-Konno procedure with fibroelastosis resection. These successful interventions allowed left ventricular growth and the conversion to a biventricular circulation after a single-stage surgery.
Authors:
Carolina Perez-Negueruela; Javier Mayol; Fredy Prada; Jose Maria Caffarena-Calvar
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2014-3-13
Journal Detail:
Title:  European journal of cardio-thoracic surgery : official journal of the European Association for Cardio-thoracic Surgery     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1873-734X     ISO Abbreviation:  Eur J Cardiothorac Surg     Publication Date:  2014 Mar 
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Created Date:  2014-3-14     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8804069     Medline TA:  Eur J Cardiothorac Surg     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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