Extended resection and end-to-end anastomosis for aortic coarctation in infants: results of a tailored surgical approach.

@article{Wright2005ExtendedRA,
  title={Extended resection and end-to-end anastomosis for aortic coarctation in infants: results of a tailored surgical approach.},
  author={Gail E. Wright and Cheryl A. Nowak and Caren S. Goldberg and Richard G. Ohye and Edward L. Bove and Albert P. Rocchini},
  journal={The Annals of thoracic surgery},
  year={2005},
  volume={80 4},
  pages={
          1453-9
        }
}
BACKGROUND The surgical repair of aortic coarctation in infants has evolved over time. This study evaluates our current approach utilizing extended end-to-end anastomosis without prosthetic material to enlarge all areas of aortic arch hypoplasia. METHODS The Michigan Congenital Heart Center database was reviewed for infants who underwent repair of isolated aortic coarctation from January 1, 1990, to January 1, 2000. RESULTS Eighty-three infants underwent surgical repair of isolated… CONTINUE READING
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