|Authors||Hermsen JL, Chen JM|
|Journal||Semin Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth Volume: 19 Issue: 3 Pages: 223-32|
|Publish Date||2015 Sep|
The surgical treatment for d-transposition has evolved dramatically since the inception of cardiac surgery in the 1950s. Today, the arterial switch operation is employed almost exclusively in the management of this disease unless significant left ventricular outflow obstruction is present. Surgical options for these patents are reviewed and an in-depth technical discussion of arterial switch for d-transposition of the great arteries/intact ventricular septum follows.