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Does anyone have info on the janene heart operation for transposition of the great vessels? How does it work?
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Dr. William Scott
Pediatrics - Cardiology
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In brief: Jatene operation
This procedure is named after the surgeon who pioneered the technique.
It is more commonly known as the arterial switch operation, because the transposed great arteries are "switched" back to where they belong. Moving the great arteries is a relatively easy procedure. The more difficult part of the procedure is relocating the coronary arteries, which are very small.

In brief: Jatene operation
This procedure is named after the surgeon who pioneered the technique.
It is more commonly known as the arterial switch operation, because the transposed great arteries are "switched" back to where they belong. Moving the great arteries is a relatively easy procedure. The more difficult part of the procedure is relocating the coronary arteries, which are very small.
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Dr. John Charpie
Pediatrics - Cardiology
In brief: Arterial switch op
The jatene procedure, or arterial switch operation (aso), is performed for patients with transposition of the great arteries (tga).
In tga, the aorta arises from the right ventricle and the pulmonary artery from the left ventricle. The aso involves transecting the aorta and pulmonary artery above the valves and reattaching them to their usual ventricle restoring normal anatomic relationships.

In brief: Arterial switch op
The jatene procedure, or arterial switch operation (aso), is performed for patients with transposition of the great arteries (tga).
In tga, the aorta arises from the right ventricle and the pulmonary artery from the left ventricle. The aso involves transecting the aorta and pulmonary artery above the valves and reattaching them to their usual ventricle restoring normal anatomic relationships.
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