direct side-to-side anastomosis between aorta and pulmonary artery as a palliative procedure in congenital malformation of the heart.
Potts,Willis J., U.S. pediatric surgeon, 1895-1968.
Potts anastomosis - Synonym(s): Potts operation
Potts aortic clamp
Potts bronchial forceps
Potts bulldog forceps
Potts cardiovascular clamp
Potts clamp - a fine-toothed, multiple-point, vascular fixation clamp that imparts limited trauma to the vessel while securely holding it.
Potts coarctation clamp
Potts coarctation forceps
Potts expansile dilator
Potts expansile knife
Potts operation - direct side-to-side anastomosis between the aorta and pulmonary artery as a palliative procedure in congenital malformation of the heart. Synonym(s): Potts anastomosis
Potts patent ductus clamp
Potts rib shears
Potts vascular scissors
Potts-Smith bipolar forceps
a method of joining the aorta and the pulmonary artery, side-by-side, in the surgical repair of tetralogy of Fallot.