pulmonary artery banding

pul·mo·nar·y ar·ter·y band·ing

a surgical method of decreasing pulmonary blood flow and thereby volume overload of the left ventricle, alleviating CHF in certain congenital heart defects.
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PDA ligation in 3 patients, 8 pulmonary artery banding, 1 aortic coarctation repair and 1 aortic arc extension were performed concurrently to the VSD closure operation (Table 3).
Previous operations Variable Value Patent ductus arteriosus ligation 3 Pulmonary artery banding 8 Aortic arch enlargement 1 Aortic coarctectomy 1 Table 3.
Baby Leane, has previously undergone a pulmonary artery banding (PAB) surgical procedure to protect her lungs from irreversible damage in Thailand in June.
For one case with left ventricular dysplasia and functional degradation, systemic-pulmonary shunt (anastomosis of innominate artery and pulmonary artery) and pulmonary artery banding had been carried out, and Stage II ASO was performed one week later.
There she became the first baby with truncus arteriosus at Bristol to undergo lifesaving bilateral pulmonary artery banding surgery.
Patients with ventricular septal defect or atrioventricular septal defect who underwent pulmonary artery banding (PAB) concomitantly were included but patients with complex congenital cardiac problems such as transposition of the great arteries or single ventricle type lesions and patients weighing less than 1000 grams were not included in the series.
Background: Pulmonary artery banding is a palliative surgical procedure used as a staged-approach to operative correction of congenital heart defects leading to right ventricular volume overload and pulmonary hypertension.
KEY WORDS: Ventricular Septal Defect; Pulmonary hypertension; Pulmonary artery banding; Cardiac surgery.
* Closed Heart Surgery for BT Shunt, PDA, Coarctation Repair, Pulmonary Artery Banding, Pericardial Window, Permanent Pacemaker Insertion, Coarctation Repair and Pulmonary Artery Banding;
Pulmonary artery banding: Analysis of a 25-year experience.
Pulmonary artery banding. In: Baue AE, Geha AS, Hammond GL, Laks H, Naunheim KS, editors.
The desperate father was forced to travel to Thailand in June, where his daughter underwent a pulmonary artery banding (PAB) surgical procedure to protect her lungs from irreversible damage.

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