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Posterior reduction aortoplasty for left pulmonary artery compression after norwood procedure.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  21440174     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
All patients following the Norwood I procedure have a very large ascending aorta. This can lead to extrinsic compression of the surrounding vessels. We report a case of left pulmonary artery compression secondary to an aneurysmal neo-aorta and describe a technique of posterior reduction aortoplasty to decompress the left pulmonary artery.
Authors:
Ashvini Menon; Timothy Jones; David Barron; Oliver Stumper; William 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    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1300-1     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Copyright Information:
Copyright © 2011 The Society of Thoracic Surgeons. Published by Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Department of Cardiac Surgery, Birmingham Children's Hospital NHS Trust, Birmingham, United Kingdom.
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