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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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.
That is, a pulmonary artery banding should be carried out first to train the left ventricular function, and ASO will be performed 1 week later when the left ventricular function is sufficiently improved to bear the afterload of systemic circulation.
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.
In the case of VSD pulmonary artery banding increases resistance to blood flow through the pulmonary artery.
Closed Heart Surgery for BT Shunt, PDA, Coarctation Repair, Pulmonary Artery Banding, Pericardial Window, Permanent Pacemaker Insertion, Coarctation Repair and Pulmonary Artery Banding;
Subaortic stenosis, the univentricular heart and banding of the pulmonary artery: an analysis of the courses of 43 patients with univentricular heart palliated by pulmonary artery banding.
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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