Surgical treatment of airway obstruction associated with congenital heart disease in infants and small children.

@article{Yamaguchi1991SurgicalTO,
  title={Surgical treatment of airway obstruction associated with congenital heart disease in infants and small children.},
  author={Masahiko Yamaguchi and Hiroyuki Ohashi and Yukio Hosokawa and Y. Oshima and Chikara Tsugawa and Kohji Kimura},
  journal={European journal of cardio-thoracic surgery : official journal of the European Association for Cardio-thoracic Surgery},
  year={1991},
  volume={5 9},
  pages={479-85}
}
In the last 12 years, 21 patients age 1 month to 5 years (median, 7 months) underwent surgical treatment for severe airway obstruction associated with congenital heart disease. Plico-suspension of the pulmonary artery was carried out in 14 patients with documented severe left bronchial compression by a distended pulmonary artery together with repair of ventricular septal defects (11 patients), repair of large coronary artery fistula (1), division of ductus (1) and pulmonary artery banding (1… CONTINUE READING

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