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Primary sutureless repair for simple total anomalous pulmonary venous connection with a risk of postoperative pulmonary venous stenosis.
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PMID:  23188516     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Late mortality following surgical repair of total anomalous pulmonary venous connection (TAPVC) is often associated with pulmonary venous stenosis. We describe here two successful cases of primary sutureless repair for simple TAPVC in patients who had a potential risk of postoperative pulmonary venous stenosis. A 10-day-old neonate with mixed-type TAPVC and a 30-day-old infant with supracardiac TAPVC underwent primary sutureless repair with our modification. In the early follow-up, both patients are now doing well and have no signs of pulmonary venous stenosis. The sutureless repair can be applied as a primary surgical option to prevent postoperative pulmonary venous stenosis in selective patients with simple TAPVC.
Tomomi Hasegawa; Yoshihiro Oshima; Ayako Maruo; Hironori Matsuhisa; Tasuku Kadowaki; Rei Noda
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Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-11-28
Journal Detail:
Title:  General thoracic and cardiovascular surgery     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1863-6713     ISO Abbreviation:  Gen Thorac Cardiovasc Surg     Publication Date:  2012 Nov 
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Created Date:  2012-11-28     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  101303952     Medline TA:  Gen Thorac Cardiovasc Surg     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kobe Children's Hospital, 1-1-1 Takakuradai, Suma-ku, Kobe, 654-0081, Japan,
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