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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Kasnar-Samprec, J; Kühn, A; Hörer, J; Vogt, M; Cleuziou, J; Lange, R; Schreiber, C 
Title:
Unloading of right ventricle by bidirectional superior cavopulmonary anastomosis in hypoplastic left heart syndrome patients promotes remodeling of systemic right ventricle but does not improve tricuspid regurgitation. 
Abstract:
To evaluate the influence of volume unloading by bidirectional superior cavopulmonary anastomosis on the systemic right ventricle in patients with hypoplastic left heart syndrome.A total of 90 consecutive patients with hypoplastic left heart syndrome, who had survived the early postoperative period after bidirectional superior cavopulmonary anastomosis, were studied. Seven patients were excluded because of tricuspid valve surgery before or in association with bidirectional superior cavopulmonary...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 
Year:
2012 
Journal volume:
144 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
1102-8 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0022-5223 
TUM Institution:
Klinik für Kinderkardiologie und angeborene Herzfehler