Ann Thorac Surg 1986;41:222-223
© 1986 The Society of Thoracic Surgeons
Simplified Technique for the Surgical Palliation of Pulmonary Atresia with Right Ventricular Hypoplasia and Intact Septum
Richard W. Zollinger, II, M.D.,
Walter S. Culpepper, III, M.D.,
John Ochsner, M.D.*
Departments of Surgery and Pediatric Cardiology, Ochsner Clinic and Alton Ochsner Medical Foundation, New Orleans, LA
Accepted for publication April 17, 1985.
* Address reprint requests to Dr. Ochsner, 1516 Jefferson Hwy, New Orleans, LA 70121
A rapid, simple palliative technique for treatment of pulmonary atresia with a one-stage pulmonary valvotomy and central aortopulmonary artery shunt is described.
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