Long-term outcomes of patients with absent pulmonary valve syndrome: 38 years of experience.

@article{Yong2014LongtermOO,
  title={Long-term outcomes of patients with absent pulmonary valve syndrome: 38 years of experience.},
  author={Matthew S. Yong and Deane L S Yim and Christian Pierre Brizard and Terry Dwain Robertson and Andrew M Bullock and Yves d'Udekem and Igor E. Konstantinov},
  journal={The Annals of thoracic surgery},
  year={2014},
  volume={97 5},
  pages={
          1671-7
        }
}
BACKGROUND Absent pulmonary valve syndrome is associated with aneurysmal dilatation of the pulmonary arteries and compression of the tracheobronchial tree and may lead to significant respiratory compromise. We describe the outcomes of surgical correction of absent pulmonary valve syndrome and risk factors for mortality and reoperation. METHODS A review of 52 patients with absent pulmonary valve syndrome who underwent surgical correction between 1975 and 2013 was conducted. The median age and… CONTINUE READING
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