Congenital aortopulmonary septal defect. Clinical and hemodynamic findings, surgical technic, and results of operative correction.

@article{Morrow1962CongenitalAS,
  title={Congenital aortopulmonary septal defect. Clinical and hemodynamic findings, surgical technic, and results of operative correction.},
  author={A G Morrow and Lazar John Greenfield and Eugene Braunwald},
  journal={Circulation},
  year={1962},
  volume={25},
  pages={463-76}
}
T HE MANAGEMENT of patients with congenital communications between the ascending aorta and the main pulmonary artery is a challenging problem, not only in the establishment of the correct diagnosis preoperatively, but in subsequent surgical treatment as well. Although often described as a rare malformation, aortopulmonary septal defect will probably be encountered in any large group of patients with acyanotic forms of congenital heart disease that is subjected to detailed diagnosis assessment… CONTINUE READING