Atrioventricular Canal Defects

Carl L. Backer, Constantine Mavroudis

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Abstract

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
Subtitle of host publicationFourth Edition
PublisherBlackwell Publishing Ltd
Pages342-360
Number of pages19
ISBN (Print)9781405196529
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 28 2013
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • 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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    Backer, C. L., & Mavroudis, C. (2013). Atrioventricular Canal Defects. In Pediatric Cardiac Surgery: Fourth Edition (pp. 342-360). Blackwell Publishing Ltd. https://doi.org/10.1002/9781118320754.ch18