Right Ventricle-to-Pulmonary Artery Shunt in Pulmonary Atresia with a Ventricular Septal Defect: A Word of Caution

@article{Choi2017RightVA,
  title={Right Ventricle-to-Pulmonary Artery Shunt in Pulmonary Atresia with a Ventricular Septal Defect: A Word of Caution},
  author={Kwang Ho Choi and Si Chan Sung and Hyungtae Kim and Hyoung Doo Lee and Gil Ho Ban and Geena Kim and Hoon Ko},
  journal={Pediatric Cardiology},
  year={2017},
  volume={38},
  pages={707-711}
}
The management of pulmonary atresia with a ventricular septal defect (PA/VSD) depends on the anatomy of the pulmonary artery or on the surgical strategy used at individual institutions. In our institution, we adopted a right ventricle-to-pulmonary artery (RV-PA) shunt in 2011 as a palliative procedure for PA/VSD to overcome the disadvantages of a Blalock-Taussig shunt. We evaluated the results of the RV-PA shunt as initial palliative surgery for PA/VSD. Thirteen patients with ductus-dependent… CONTINUE READING
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