Pulmonary atresia with ventricular septal defect, extremely hypoplastic pulmonary arteries, major aorto-pulmonary collaterals.

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OBJECTIVE Among 63 patients with pulmonary atresia and ventricular septal defect (VSD), 10 patients with extreme hypoplasia of the pulmonary arteries (PA) (mean Nakata index 20.6 mm(2)/m(2)), but with confluent arteries and a diminutive main PA, and major aorto-pulmonary collaterals (MAPCAS), have been submitted to a 'rehabilitation' of the PA with several… (More)

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