Repair of truncus arteriosus in the neonate.

  title={Repair of truncus arteriosus in the neonate.},
  author={Frank Louis Hanley and Markus Heinemann and Richard A Jonas and John E. Mayer and Nancy R. Cook and David L. Wessel and Aldo R. Casta{\~n}eda},
  journal={The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery},
  volume={105 6},
From September 1986 through December 1991, 63 patients with truncus arteriosus underwent surgical repair. The management approach evolved over the period of the study from elective primary repair at 3 months of age to elective primary repair in the early neonatal period. Thirty variables were examined as potential risk factors for the outcome events of death, reoperation, and presence of pulmonary vascular morbidity. According to both univariate and multivariate techniques, severe truncal valve… CONTINUE READING


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