Modifiedversus classical blalock-taussig shunts for congenital cyanotic heart diseases: A comparison of long-term results

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Between March 1977 and December 1984, 103 Blalock-Taussig shunts were performed on 88 patients. Included in this study were 40 patients who underwent the modified BT shunt and 63 patients who underwent the classical BT shunt. 13 of the modified BT shunts (33 per cent) and 18 of the classical BT shunts (29 per cent) were performed during infancy and 10 of… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF02470751

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@article{Sakai1987ModifiedversusCB, title={Modifiedversus classical blalock-taussig shunts for congenital cyanotic heart diseases: A comparison of long-term results}, author={Keisuke Sakai and Kazutomo Goh and Toshihiro Gohda and Makoto Sakuma and Osamu Matsunami and Keishu Yasuda and Tatsuzo Tanabe and Tadashi Murakami}, journal={The Japanese journal of surgery}, year={1987}, volume={17}, pages={470-477} }