Atrioventricular canal defects

Carl L. Backer, Constantine Mavroudis

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

4 Scopus citations


This chapter covers atrioventricular canal defects, beginning with the pathology and anatomy, hemodynamics/natural history, and diagnosis, then moving on to indications and timing of operation, operative management (single-patch, two-patch, and modified single-patch techniques; AV canal with tetralogy of Fallot), and risk factors.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationPediatric Cardiac Surgery
Number of pages19
ISBN (Electronic)9781118320754
ISBN (Print)9781405196529
StatePublished - Jan 1 2013
Externally publishedYes


  • AV canal with tetralogy of fallot
  • Atrioventricular canal defect
  • Modified single-patch technique
  • Single-patch technique
  • Two-patch technique

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)


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