Alternative approach to the repair of Ebstein's malformation: intracardiac repair with ventricular unloading.

@article{Marianeschi1998AlternativeAT,
  title={Alternative approach to the repair of Ebstein's malformation: intracardiac repair with ventricular unloading.},
  author={Stefano Maria Marianeschi and Doff B McElhinney and Vadiyala Mohan Reddy and Norman H. Silverman and Frank Louis Hanley},
  journal={The Annals of thoracic surgery},
  year={1998},
  volume={66 5},
  pages={1546-50}
}
BACKGROUND Moderate to severe Ebstein's malformation remains a surgical challenge. Although the various approaches that have been used are appropriate and successful in many patients, there are many for which these approaches are suboptimal. To improve the prognosis for patients across the full spectrum of Ebstein's malformation, alternative surgical approaches are necessary. METHODS From December 1995 to October 1997, 10 patients (median age, 9 years) with moderate or severe Ebstein's… CONTINUE READING