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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There is no cure but it can be improved with a Norwood operation, which aims to use the pumping power of the right ventricle.