Internal banding for palliation of truncus arteriosus in the neonate

J Nilas Young, M. Cristina Piancastelli, James E. Harrell, Christian Hardy, Edward N. Ahearn, Roger R. Ecker

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A method for surgically limiting pulmonary blood flow in the critically ill neonate with truncus arteriosus is described. Two recent cases utilizing this technique are presented. Comparisons are made between this and other palliative surgical procedures used in truncus arteriosus.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)620-622
Number of pages3
JournalThe Annals of Thoracic Surgery
Issue number4
StatePublished - 1989
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Surgery


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