Early and late results after repair of aortopulmonary septal defect and associated anomalies in infants <6 months of age.

@article{McElhinney1998EarlyAL,
  title={Early and late results after repair of aortopulmonary septal defect and associated anomalies in infants <6 months of age.},
  author={Doff B McElhinney and Vadiyala Mohan Reddy and Wayne Tworetzky and Norman H. Silverman and Frank Louis Hanley},
  journal={The American journal of cardiology},
  year={1998},
  volume={81 2},
  pages={
          195-201
        }
}
The Richardson classification system for aortopulmonary septal defect (APSD) includes simple defects between the ascending aorta and pulmonary trunk (type I), defects extending distally to include the origin of the right main pulmonary artery (type II), and anomalous origin of the right main pulmonary artery from the ascending aorta with no other aortopulmonary communication (type III). These are rare lesions that must be repaired in early infancy to avoid development of pulmonary vascular… CONTINUE READING
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