Total anomalous pulmonary venous connection in neonates and young infants: repair in the current era.

@article{Cobanoglu1993TotalAP,
  title={Total anomalous pulmonary venous connection in neonates and young infants: repair in the current era.},
  author={Adnan M Cobanoglu and V D Menashe},
  journal={The Annals of thoracic surgery},
  year={1993},
  volume={55 1},
  pages={43-8; discussion 48-9}
}
Total anomalous pulmonary venous connection has been one of the more challenging congenital heart defects in newborns and young infants despite improvements in surgical technique, cardiac anesthesia, neonatal myocardial preservation, and postoperative care. Since 1981, 30 patients with total anomalous pulmonary venous connection have undergone primary total correction. Mean age at operation was 28 +/- 6 days and mean weight, 3.3 +/- 0.7 kg. Essential features of the surgical approach in these… CONTINUE READING
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