arterial switch operation


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ar·te·ri·al switch op·er·a·tion

operation for complete transposition of the great arteries; the most common way to repair this defect is to switch the aorta and pulmonary arteries and implanting the coronary arteries into the neoaorta (the original pulmonary artery).
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Neonatal arterial switch operation for transposition of the great arteries in a patient with mirror image dextrocardia and situs inversus totalis.
(2015) Coronary artery problems late after arterial switch operation for transposition of the great arteries.
Arterial switch operation in patients with Taussig-Bing anomaly – Influence of staged repair and coronary anatomy on outcome.
Early mortality was defined as death before hospital discharge or within 30 days of arterial switch operation. The study protocol was approved by the Medical Ethics Committee of Fuwai Cardiovascular Disease Hospital, which provided the approval to waive the need for patient consent for publishing retrospective follow-up data about these patients.
Long-term outcome and quality of life after arterial switch operation: a prospective study with a historical comparison.
A 35 days old neonate with d-loop transposition of great arteries, underwent an arterial switch operation following which he developed hypotension attributed to left ventricular failure.
Sandeep Attawar is also a trained pediatric cardiac surgeon with significant experience in treating neonates and children with complex heart disease, having operated over 400 neonates and approximately 3500 children with congenital heart defects, with procedures ranging from systemic to PA shunts, VSD closures, TAPVC repairs, Aorto pulmonary window, tetralogy corrections, conduit repairs for Pulmonary atresia, the Ross procedure in children and adults, interrupted aortic arch repairs and the arterial switch operation for D-TGA and Taussig Bing heart.
Visiting doctors from San Donato Hospital in Milan and specialists from the DHA performed their first arterial switch operation in March 2011.
This subject was addressed in long-term studies performed in 60 pediatric patients who had undergone arterial switch operation (Jatene) because of transposition of the great arteries in different periods by the same study group (24,25).
"We understand Ben was the second baby who underwent an arterial switch operation performed by heart surgeon Babulal Sethia.
Prevalence of arrhythmias and their risk factors mid- and long-term after the arterial switch operation. Pediatr Cardiol 2006; 27:689-94.
The baby is blue and breathless and an arterial switch operation is the only option.