Norwood operation

Nor·wood op·er·a·tion

(nōr'wud),
operation performed in infants with subaortic stenosis and tricuspid atresia; the pulmonary artery is divided and both ends are attached to the aorta, the distal end via a prosthetic graft.

Nor·wood op·er·a·tion

(nōr'wud op-ĕr-ā'shŭn)
Surgical procedure performed in infants with subaortic stenosis and tricuspid atresia; the pulmonary artery is divided and both ends are attached to the aorta, the distal end by a prosthetic graft.
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For example, the study found that hospitals with the highest costs after the Norwood operation had double the rate of major complications compared with hospitals with the lowest costs.
There is no cure but it can be improved with a Norwood operation, which aims to use the pumping power of the right ventricle.