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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For TGA type DORV, an arterial switch operation remains the best choice.
Doctors at PHC told Aquino and his wife Merlita that they can perform an arterial switch operation on Princess as soon as they are able to raise P200,000 for the procedure.
11-13) Other long-term issues encountered by patients statuspost arterial switch operation are reduced exercise tolerance (85% of predicted), aortic regurgitation (21%), and reduced systemic ventricular function (7%).
Baby Cathness needed arterial switch operation at the earliest and this operation was not done in Bahrain.
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.
The team performed their first arterial switch operation in March 2011.
0 Fr single lumen catheter, because a prolonged ICU stay was expected in these cases after arterial switch operation.
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.