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Association of Pulmonary Conduit Type and Size With Durability in Infants and Young Children
Factors affecting RV to PA conduit durability were investigated in a multi-institution study involving 429 infants <2 years old. Conduit durability at a median f/u of 6 years was 63%. Earlier replacement was associated with a smaller z-score, and durability was reduced with implantation of allografts from aorta or PA compared to use of a valved bovine jugular vein.