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How do they fix transposition of the great vessels?
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Dr. Barton Cook
Pediatrics - Cardiology
In brief: Arterial switch
Arterial switch procedure - the basic procedure is to switch the transposed vessels, to establish normal blood circulation.
The coronary vessels are switched as well. In many cases there is also a vsd that will be closed at the same time.

In brief: Arterial switch
Arterial switch procedure - the basic procedure is to switch the transposed vessels, to establish normal blood circulation.
The coronary vessels are switched as well. In many cases there is also a vsd that will be closed at the same time.
Dr. Barton Cook
Dr. Barton Cook
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Dr. Mario Matos-Cruz
Surgery - Thoracic
In brief: Arterial vs atrial
When anatomy ideal, hypothermic cardiopulmonary bypass and cardioplegic arrest done, aorta transected, left main and right main coronary buttons made, pulmonary artery transected, lecompte maneuver done, coronary buttons translocated to neoaorta, aorta is anastomosed to left v-a trunk, pulnomary artery anastomosed to reconstructed pulmonary trunk.
Atrial switch operation may be required otherwise.Asdcl.

In brief: Arterial vs atrial
When anatomy ideal, hypothermic cardiopulmonary bypass and cardioplegic arrest done, aorta transected, left main and right main coronary buttons made, pulmonary artery transected, lecompte maneuver done, coronary buttons translocated to neoaorta, aorta is anastomosed to left v-a trunk, pulnomary artery anastomosed to reconstructed pulmonary trunk.
Atrial switch operation may be required otherwise.Asdcl.
Dr. Mario Matos-Cruz
Dr. Mario Matos-Cruz
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