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A new surgical procedure for type II total anomalous pulmonary venous drainage

Part of: Surgery

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  22 February 2018

Keisuke Nakanishi*
Affiliation:
Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, School of Medicine, Juntendo University, Tokyo, Japan
Shiori Kawasaki
Affiliation:
Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, School of Medicine, Juntendo University, Tokyo, Japan
Atsushi Amano
Affiliation:
Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, School of Medicine, Juntendo University, Tokyo, Japan
*
Author for correspondence: K. Nakanishi, MD, PhD, Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Juntendo University, 2-1-1, Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-8421, Japan. Tel: +81 3 3813 3111; Fax: +81 3 3813 3210; E-mail: knakani@juntendo.ac.jp

Abstract

We report two cases of successful surgical repair of total anomalous pulmonary venous drainage. Our new surgical procedure for type IIa and IIb total anomalous pulmonary venous drainage has more advantages than the conventional rerouting method using an artificial or native pericardial patch.

Type
Brief Report
Copyright
© Cambridge University Press 2018 

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