Anatomic correction of transposition of the great arteries. New technique without use of a prosthetic conduit

Y. Lecompte, L. Zannini, E. Hazan, M. M. Jarreau, J. P. Bex, T. V. Tu, J. Y. Neveux

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Abstract

A new technique of anatomic correction of transposition of the great arteries with ventricular septal defect is presented. The procedure described, which avoids the use of a prosthetic conduit in the reconstruction of the pulmonary outflow tract, has been used in nine consecutive patients. Six remain alive and well 4 to 24 months postoperatively. Details and illustrations of the technique utilized are presented. Avoiding the use of a prosthetic conduit in the procedure re-established the basic appeal of arterial correction of transposition of the great arteries with ventricular septal defect.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)629-631
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
Volume82
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 1981

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Surgery

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