A technique for correction of truncus arteriosus types I and II without extracardiac conduits.

@article{BarberoMarcial1990ATF,
  title={A technique for correction of truncus arteriosus types I and II without extracardiac conduits.},
  author={Miguel Lorenzo Barbero-Marcial and Arlindo de Almeida Riso and Edmar Atik and Adib Domingos Jatene},
  journal={The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery},
  year={1990},
  volume={99 2},
  pages={364-9}
}
A new corrective operation for truncus arteriosus without the use of an extracardiac conduit was performed in seven patients with truncus type I (six patients) or type II (one patient) aged from 2 to 9 months. The common truncus arteriosus was septated with a patch into aortic and pulmonary segments and the ventricular septal defect was closed through a ventriculotomy. A direct anastomosis between the pulmonary arteries and the right ventricle was performed, the anterior wall being constructed… CONTINUE READING