Repair of interrupted aortic arch with an augmented aortic anastomosis.

Abstract

In cases of interrupted aortic arch type A, the end-to-end aortic anastomosis can be enlarged with a left subclavian flap. In type B interruption, the divided left carotid artery is anastomosed to the distal aorta, and the anastomosis can be augmented with a reversed left subclavian flap. These techniques provide a tension-free, much wider, and… (More)

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@article{Dietl1993RepairOI, title={Repair of interrupted aortic arch with an augmented aortic anastomosis.}, author={Charles A. Dietl and A. Ruiz Torres}, journal={The Annals of thoracic surgery}, year={1993}, volume={56 1}, pages={142-8} }