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Authors Hermsen JL, Chen JM
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Journal Semin Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth Volume: 19 Issue: 3 Pages: 223-32
Publish Date 2015 Sep
PubMed ID 25918115
Abstract

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.

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