One-stage repair of pulmonary atresia with ventricular septal defect and major aortopulmonary collateral arteries by a handmade trifurcated valved conduit

Yu Jen Yang, Jing-Ming Wu, Liang-Miin Tsai, Chwan-Yau Luo

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Abstract

An 18-year-old girl with pulmonary atresia with ventricular septal defect and major aortopulmonary collateral arteries (MAPCAs) was reported. Her left- side pulmonary artery was absent, and the blood flow to the left lung was derived from two MAPCAs. One-stage correction, including the left-side thoracotomy and followed by the median sternotomy, was performed. A handmade trifurcated valved conduit was used to connect the right ventricle and the distal pulmonary arteries. The patient was doing well 3 years after the operation.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)151-154
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Cardiac Surgery
Volume11
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1996 Jan 1

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Surgery
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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