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A gratifying surgical repair of anomalous left coronary artery from pulmonary artery: three decades of follow-up.
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PMID:  23804002     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Establishing a two coronary system is the best treatment option for anomalous origin of left coronary artery from the pulmonary artery (ALCAPA). We describe a case of ALCAPA with three decades of follow up after an end-to-end anastomosis of left subclavian artery and left coronary artery with mitral valve replacement. This technique of establishing a two coronary system was done in an era when coronary transfer technique was not established and myocardial protection techniques were not available. This case is also the longest follow up of prosthetic mitral valve replacement in a child with ALCAPA.
Authors:
Anuradha Sridhar; Raghavan Subramanyan; Kotturathu Mammen Cherian
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  World journal for pediatric & congenital heart surgery     Volume:  2     ISSN:  2150-136X     ISO Abbreviation:  World J Pediatr Congenit Heart Surg     Publication Date:  2011 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-06-27     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101518415     Medline TA:  World J Pediatr Congenit Heart Surg     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  487-90     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Pediatric Cardiology, Frontier Lifeline & Dr K M Cherian Heart Foundation, Chennai, India.
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