Surgical management of congenital vascular rings.

  title={Surgical management of congenital vascular rings.},
  author={Eduardo Arciniegas and Mehdi Hakimi and J H Hertzler and Zia Q. Farooki and Edward W Green},
  journal={The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery},
  volume={77 5},
Case histories of 53 patients with surgically treated vascular rings are presented. The diagnosis was strongly suggested in all patients by symptoms of tracheosophageal obstruction and was confirmed by barium esophagogram, which showed typical bilateral and posterior indentations in the esophagus. Angiography was rarely used although it is helpful in… CONTINUE READING