82 Noninvasive Assessment of Surgical Systemic-to-pulmon-ary Artery Shunts by Range-gated Pulsed Doppler Echo-cardiography (rgpd)

Abstract

The initial or continuing patency of systemic-to-pulmonary artery anastomoses is often difficult to establish clinically. A continuous murmur may or may not be present, especially immediately postoperatively, or it may be masked. Increase in PaO2 may be helpful, but occasionally aortography is necessary to confirm patency. The purpose of this study was to… (More)
DOI: 10.1203/00006450-197804001-00087

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