Congenital

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  1. A safe and reproducible method to correct a d-transposition of the great arteries with the usual (type A) coronary artery pattern

    A safe and reproducible method to correct a d-transposition of the great arteries with the usual (type A) coronary artery pattern

    René Prêtre, Tornike Sologashvili, Raymond Pfister, Anna Nowacka
    September 11, 2017 | 16 mins | Congenital; Cono-arterial Anomalies; Transposition of the Great Arteries | fundamental

    The arterial switch operation involves more than the simple suturing of the coronary cuff to the neo-aortic root, it also involves the careful preparation of the landing zone and the proper mobilisation of the primary coronary branches.