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Chapter 67 - Truncus Arteriosus

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  30 November 2019

Adam C. Adler
Affiliation:
Texas Children's Hospital
Arvind Chandrakantan
Affiliation:
Texas Children's Hospital
Ronald S. Litman
Affiliation:
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
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Summary

This chapter reviews the basics of truncus arteriosus. The authors review the signs and symptoms as well as the anatomic classifications for truncus arteriosus. The associated congenital anomalies are presented in addition to the anesthetic concerns of caring for patients with truncus arteriosus defects.

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Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Print publication year: 2019

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