Outcomes in patients with interrupted aortic arch and associated anomalies: a 20-year experience.

@article{Brown2006OutcomesIP,
  title={Outcomes in patients with interrupted aortic arch and associated anomalies: a 20-year experience.},
  author={J. Winchester Brown and Mark Ruzmetov and Yuji Okada and Palaniswamy Vijay and Mark D. Rodefeld and Mark W. Turrentine},
  journal={European journal of cardio-thoracic surgery : official journal of the European Association for Cardio-thoracic Surgery},
  year={2006},
  volume={29 5},
  pages={666-73; discussion 673-4}
}
OBJECTIVE The surgical results for the repair of interrupted aortic arch (IAA) have evolved in recent years. We report our results for staged repair of this complex congenital malformation. METHODS Sixty-five patients (mean age, 16.9+/-41.7 days) were diagnosed with IAA and referred for surgical therapy. The surgical management strategy at our institution between 1982 and 2005 has been one-stage complete repair (n=13) or staged repair (n=52) in selected patients. Non-complex patients (group I… CONTINUE READING
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