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Congenital, pediatric, heart surgery, cardiology, transplantation, vascular

T Carrel
Congenital heart surgery includes the palliative treatment and surgical complete repair of cardiac malformations in newborns, children and adolescents. Palliative surgery allows early or long-term survival, depending on the primary malformation and the condition of the patient. Confection of a systemic-to-pulmonary shunt (the modified Blalock-Taussig shunt) allows in general recovery from severe cyanosis and leads to development of the hypoplastic pulmonary vascular tree in newborns with severe pulmonary stenosis...
April 23, 1997: Praxis
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