Waterston operation

Wa·ter·ston op·er·a·tion

(wă-ter-stŭn),
a surgically created anastomosis between the pulmonary artery and the ascending aorta to palliate adult tetralogy of Fallot.

Waterston,

David J., English thoracic and pediatric surgeon, 1910–.
Waterston operation - a surgically created anastomosis between the pulmonary artery and the ascending aorta to palliate adult tetralogy of Fallot.
Waterston shunt - creation of a narrow opening between the ascending aorta and the subjacent right pulmonary artery.