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Surgical creation of a double outlet right atrium for tricuspid valve stenosis after a Rastelli operation.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3415878     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A patient with transposition of the great arteries, ventricular septal defect, and obstruction of the left ventricular outflow tract underwent a Rastelli repair. Stenosis of the tricuspid valve was not recognised before or during operation; this severely compromised the postoperative haemodynamic function and necessitated reoperation. Insertion of a second homograft from the right atrium to the right ventricle bypassed the stenosis and resulted in a complete recovery with maintenance of a biventricular circulation.
Authors:
J E Deanfield; S R Gundry; J Stark
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  British heart journal     Volume:  60     ISSN:  0007-0769     ISO Abbreviation:  Br Heart J     Publication Date:  1988 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1988-10-24     Completed Date:  1988-10-24     Revised Date:  2009-11-18    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370634     Medline TA:  Br Heart J     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  172-4     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Affiliation:
Cardiothoracic Unit, Hospital for Sick Children, London.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Child
Heart Septal Defects, Ventricular / complications,  surgery*
Humans
Male
Reoperation
Transposition of Great Vessels / complications,  surgery*
Tricuspid Valve Stenosis / complications,  diagnosis,  surgery*
Ventricular Outflow Obstruction / complications,  surgery*
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