Right-Ventricular Global Longitudinal Strain May Predict Neo-Aortic Arch Obstruction After Norwood/Sano Procedure in Children With Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome


Neo-aortic arch obstruction (NAAO) is a common complication following the Norwood/Sano procedure (NP) for hypoplastic left heart syndrome (HLHS) and is associated with increased morbidity and mortality. However, there is currently no objective method for predicting which patients will develop NAAO. This study was designed to test the hypothesis that… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00246-013-0713-5


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