Transcranial Doppler-revealed retrograde cerebral artery flow during Norwood 1 operation.

Abstract

We describe a 6-week-old girl with a hypoplastic left heart syndrome in whom multimodal neuromonitoring was used during Norwood stage I palliation. After placement of modified Blalock-Taussig shunt, transcranial Doppler measurements revealed retrograde flow in the right middle cerebral artery throughout the cardiac cycle. Further examination showed that the… (More)

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