Initial counseling prior to palliation for hypoplastic left heart syndrome.

  title={Initial counseling prior to palliation for hypoplastic left heart syndrome.},
  author={Andrew R. Yates and Timothy M. Hoffman and Bethany L. Boettner and Timothy F. Feltes and Clifford L Cua},
  journal={Congenital heart disease},
  volume={6 4},
OBJECTIVE Multiple surgical approaches to the initial palliation of patients with hypoplastic left heart syndrome (HLHS) have been advocated throughout the years. We sought to examine what procedure, if any, is recommended for HLHS management in regard to physician preference, anatomical variations, and concomitant medical issues. PATIENTS AND METHODS A Web-based survey of pediatric cardiologist subscribed to PediHeart was conducted. OUTCOME MEASURES The types of palliation recommended… CONTINUE READING


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