Ascending aorta-pulmonary artery anastomosis for cyanotic congenital heart disease.


The course and prognosis of 208 patients with an ascending aorta to pulmonary artery anastomosis is reviewed. Mortality rate during, or within one month, of surgery was 24 per cent (50/208) and late mortality rate, prior to repair, was 10 per cent (21/208). An additional 5 per cent (10/208) died during subsequent intracardiac repair. Congestive heart… (More)


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