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Surgical Repair of Tetralogy of Fallot Using Autologous Right Atrial Appendages: Short- to Mid-Term Results

Monday, March 15, 2021

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Source Name: European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery


Ahmadali Amirghofran, Fatemeh Edraki, Mohammadreza Edraki, Gholamhossein Ajami, Hamid Amoozgar, Hamid Mohammadi, Abbas Emaminia, Bahram Ghasemzadeh, Mohammad Borzuee, Farah Peiravian, Zahra Kheirandish, Nima Mehdizadegan, Mohammadreza Sabri, Sirus Cheriki, Hamid Arabi

Amirghofran et al. present a cohort of 21 patients receiving repair of tetralogy of Fallot (ToF) by a new surgical technique using autologous right atrial appendage tissue as a pulmonary valve substitute. This technique was proven feasible with good mid-term results and valve function in patients undergoing ToF repair requiring a PA valve substitute.


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