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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Kostolny, M; Hoerer, J; Eicken, A; Dietrich, C; Schreiber, CF; Lange, R 
Title:
Impact of placing a conduit from the right ventricle to the pulmonary arteries as the first stage of further palliation in the Norwood sequence for hypoplasia of the left heart. 
Abstract:
OBJECTIVE: We describe the experience from a single institution with the Norwood sequence of palliation for hypoplasia of the left heart, emphasizing complications related to placement of a conduit from the right ventricle to the pulmonary arteries and their management. METHODS: Between November, 2002 and January, 2006, we palliated 32 patients with hypoplastic left heart syndrome or its variants by placing a conduit from the right ventricle to the pulmonary arteries. We reviewed retrospectively...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Cardiol Young 
Year:
2007 
Journal volume:
17 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
517-22 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
1047-9511 
TUM Institution:
chirurgie; r Kinderkardiologie und angeborene Herzfehler