Glenn operation

Glenn op·er·a·tion

(glen),
anastomosis between the superior vena cava and the right main pulmonary artery to increase pulmonary blood flow as a palliative correction for tricuspid atresia.

Glenn op·er·a·tion

(glen op-ĕr-ā'shŭn)
Anastomosis between the superior vena cava and the right main pulmonary artery to increase pulmonary blood flow as a palliative correction for tricuspid atresia.

Glenn,

William Wallace Lumpkin, U.S. cardiovascular surgeon, 1914-2003.
Glenn operation - superior vena cava to pulmonary artery shunt to bypass right side of heart.