A novel technique for creation of a systemic-to-pulmonary arterial shunt.

@article{etin2005ANT,
  title={A novel technique for creation of a systemic-to-pulmonary arterial shunt.},
  author={G{\"u}rkan Çetin and Ahmet Ozkara and Ilksen S{\"o}yler and Emin Tireli},
  journal={Cardiology in the young},
  year={2005},
  volume={15 1},
  pages={31-4}
}
A systemic-to-pulmonary arterial shunt is still widely used for palliation of some neonates with cyanotic congenital cardiac lesions. This procedure, however, is well known to be associated with some degree of morbidity and mortality. To reduce the incidence of iatrogenic pulmonary arterial deformities, we have devised a new and simple technique to create… CONTINUE READING