Follow-up of surgical correction of aortic arch anomalies causing tracheoesophageal compression: a 38-year single institution experience.

@article{Ruzmetov2009FollowupOS,
  title={Follow-up of surgical correction of aortic arch anomalies causing tracheoesophageal compression: a 38-year single institution experience.},
  author={Mark Ruzmetov and Palaniswamy Vijay and Mark D. Rodefeld and Mark W. Turrentine and J. Winchester Brown},
  journal={Journal of pediatric surgery},
  year={2009},
  volume={44 7},
  pages={1328-32}
}
OBJECTIVE Anomalies of the aortic arch (vascular rings) are uncommon anomalies in which preferred strategies for diagnosis and treatment may vary among institutions. In this study, we report a description of our approach and review of our 38-year experience in patients surgically treated for vascular rings. METHODS A retrospective review was conducted of all patients with/without symptomatic tracheoesophageal compression secondary to anomalies of the aortic arch and great vessels diagnosed… CONTINUE READING