Pulmonary stenosis with intact ventricular septum: assessment and indication of reconstructive surgery for residual right-ventricular outflow tract obstruction.

  • Ichiro Yasuda
  • Published 1991 in The Thoracic and cardiovascular surgeon

Abstract

If not all of the right ventricular outflow tract obstruction (RVOTO) is removed in the operation for pulmonary stenosis, high right ventricular pressure can sometimes occur afterward. However, it is not easy to assess the amount of RVOTO that is to be removed, and there is no quantifiable method for selecting operative procedures. The aim of this report is… (More)

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