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Ann Thorac Surg. 2003 Jan;75(1):277-9.

Bilateral pulmonary artery banding for resuscitation in hypoplastic left heart syndrome.

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Division of Pediatric Cardiovascular Surgery, Section of Cardiac Surgery, C. S. Mott Children's Hospital, University of Michigan School of Medicine, 1500 East Medical Center Dr, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA. tishizaka@aol.com

Abstract

We report a case of a hypoplastic left heart syndrome with a nearly intact atrial septum and an obstructed anomalous pulmonary to systemic venous connection. Surgical atrial septectomy followed by bilateral pulmonary artery banding provided an optimal condition for the Norwood operation.

PMID:
12537233
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