A case of bacteremia and disseminated intravascular coagulation after the conduit procedure for tetralogy of Fallot with pulmonary atresia.

@article{Abe1982ACO,
  title={A case of bacteremia and disseminated intravascular coagulation after the conduit procedure for tetralogy of Fallot with pulmonary atresia.},
  author={T Abe and Y Iyomasa and Masatoshi Murase and Masamichi Tanaka and Katsuo Koie and Tohru Nojiri},
  journal={Japanese circulation journal},
  year={1982},
  volume={46 10},
  pages={
          1098-104
        }
}
A case undergoing conduit procedure for tetralogy of Fallot with pulmonary atresia was complicated postoperatively by bacteremia due to non-fermentative Gram-negative rods and by disseminated intravascular coagulation. He was able to be cured without any sequela. The patient was a 16-year-old male, who had undergone Blalock-Taussig anastomosis in his infancy. The present operation was carried out as follows: ventricular septal defect was closed with a Teflon-patch and discontinuity between the… CONTINUE READING