113 Rashkind Balloon Atrial Septostomy(bas) for Cyanotic Transposition of the Great Arteries(tga). Is It Always Necessary?

Abstract

Catheterization and Rashkind BAS is “routine” management in reported series of neonates prior to arterial switch repair of TGA. From 8/86-2/90, we treated 15 newborns with TGA, birth weiqht 3.3kq(range 2.7-4.3). All received PGE-1; 2-D echo, Doopler, color flow included assessment of foramen ovale(FO), ductus arteriosus(DA) and coronary anomaly(Co-Anom… (More)
DOI: 10.1203/00006450-199009000-00137

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