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Pulmonary artery sling with tracheal stenosis: primary one-stage repair in infancy.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1417295     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Pulmonary artery sling is often associated with tracheal stenosis. In many cases repair of the vascular anomaly alone does not relieve dyspnea. Primary one-stage repair with long segment tracheal resection (2.4 cm) and relocation of the left pulmonary artery using cardiopulmonary bypass and deep hypothermic circulatory arrest is described in a 6.5-month-old girl weighing 6.5 kg. This technique resulted in normal ventilation and pulmonary flow distribution.
G Ziemer; M Heinemann; R Kaulitz; J Freihorst; J Seidenberg; M Wilken
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Annals of thoracic surgery     Volume:  54     ISSN:  0003-4975     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann. Thorac. Surg.     Publication Date:  1992 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1992-11-18     Completed Date:  1992-11-18     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:  971-3     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Surgical Center, Children's Hospital, Hannover, Germany.
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MeSH Terms
Bronchi / abnormalities
Congenital Abnormalities / pathology,  surgery
Pulmonary Artery / abnormalities*,  pathology,  surgery*
Tracheal Stenosis / complications,  congenital,  pathology,  surgery*

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