Anastomosis of pulmonary-subclavian artery by Blalock-Taussig operation

Known as: Operation, Blalock-Taussig, blalock-taussig shunt, Operation, Blue Baby 
A cardiovascular procedure performed to create a blood supply to the PULMONARY CIRCULATION. It involves making a connection between the subclavian… (More)
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Highly Cited
2014
Highly Cited
2014
BACKGROUND In the Single Ventricle Reconstruction (SVR) trial, 1-year transplantation-free survival was better for the Norwood… (More)
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2012
Highly Cited
2012
BACKGROUND Survivors of the Norwood procedure may experience neurodevelopmental impairment. Clinical trials to improve outcomes… (More)
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
BACKGROUND Children and young adults with single-ventricle physiology have abnormal exercise capacity after the Fontan operation… (More)
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2008
2008
OBJECTIVE The initial palliative procedure for patients born with hypoplastic left heart syndrome and related single right… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
BACKGROUND Recent reports advocate that a right ventricular to pulmonary artery (RV-PA) conduit improves outcome after the stage… (More)
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2004
2004
BACKGROUND Despite significant improvement in survival after stage 1 Norwood, interim mortality before the second-stage operation… (More)
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
BACKGROUND The "fenestrated Fontan" (surgical baffle fenestration followed by transcatheter test occlusion and permanent closure… (More)
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
Ventricular dysfunction, elevated pulmonary vascular resistance, and residual distal pulmonary artery distortion contribute to… (More)
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1984
1984
The modified Blalock-Taussig shunt, interposing an expanded polytetrafluoroethylene graft between the subclavian and pulmonary… (More)
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1981
1981
Between April, 1975, and December, 1979, 99 modified Blalock-Taussig shunts (MBTSs) were carried out at The Hospital for Sick… (More)
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