Several important modifications have been introduced in the intraoperative management of neonates with hypoplastic left heart syndrome during first-stage palliation. Among these, utilization of selective antegrade cerebral perfusion and interposition of a conduit between the right ventricle and pulmonary artery are currently favored by many centers. We briefly describe our current approach to the modified stage I Norwood procedure.
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
- Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine