Cardiac transplantation for hypoplastic left heart syndrome: A modified technique

Carl L. Backer, Farouk S. Idriss, Vincent R. Zales, Constantine Mavroudis

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Abstract

A modified technique of infant orthotopic cardiac transplantation with arch reconstruction using bicaval cannulation is described, and the results in 4 infants with hypoplastic left heart syndrome are presented. This technique minimizes donor myocardial ischemic time and recipient circulatory arrest time.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)894-898
Number of pages5
JournalThe Annals of thoracic surgery
Volume50
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1990
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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