Pulmonary artery banding before Norwood procedure.

@article{Pizarro2003PulmonaryAB,
  title={Pulmonary artery banding before Norwood procedure.},
  author={Christian Pizarro and William I. Norwood},
  journal={The Annals of thoracic surgery},
  year={2003},
  volume={75 3},
  pages={1008-10}
}
Described here is the use of bilateral pulmonary artery banding as a means to achieve effective restoration of adequate systemic blood flow before a Norwood procedure in two newborns with hypoplastic left heart syndrome who presented after birth with a severe imbalance of Qp/Qs and multiorgan system dysfunction despite usual pharmacologic and ventilatory… CONTINUE READING