WJCS  Vol.3 No.6 , October 2013
Arch Reconstruction in Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome: Handling the Diminutive Aorta
ABSTRACT
The diminutive aorta presents technical challenges in the palliation of hypoplastic left heart syndrome. Furthermore, aortic arch caliber changes and variable great vessel relationships can add complexity to an already difficult arch repair. We describe a technical approach that simplifies the aortic reconstruction and makes the procedure more generalizable and reproducible.

Cite this paper
F. J. Boye and F. A. Pigula, "Arch Reconstruction in Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome: Handling the Diminutive Aorta," World Journal of Cardiovascular Surgery, Vol. 3 No. 6, 2013, pp. 198-200. doi: 10.4236/wjcs.2013.36039.
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