Operative treatment of Ebstein's anomaly.

  title={Operative treatment of Ebstein's anomaly.},
  author={Gordon K. Danielson and David J. Driscoll and Douglas Mair and Carole A. Warnes and William C. Oliver},
  journal={The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery},
  volume={104 5},
From April 1972 to February 12, 1991, 189 patients with Ebstein's anomaly underwent repair. Ages ranged from 11 months to 64 years (median 16 years, mean 19.1 years). In 58.2%, tricuspid valve reconstruction was possible, and in 36.5%, a prosthetic valve, usually a bioprosthesis, was inserted. In 5.3%, a modified Fontan or other procedure was performed. There were 12 hospital deaths (6.3%). All 28 patients who had accessory conduction pathways (Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome) underwent… CONTINUE READING
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