The impact of combined mitral stenosis and aortic atresia on outcomes of Norwood procedures for hypoplastic left heart syndrome was examined in a single institution. The incidence among 74 operated patients was 19%. Mortality for affected patients was 29% vs 7% for the other patients. The mechanism of mortality appeared to be myocardial ischemia.
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Mitral valve disease (congenital)
Mitral Stenosis and Aortic Atresia—A Risk Factor for Mortality After the Modified Norwood Operation in Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome
December 24, 2015
April 30, 2015
Results of AV valve surgery in patients with Fontan circulation were evaluated over a 23 year period. 54 (9.3%) of patients requird AV valve surgery, mostly prior to the Fontan operation. 90% of patients were free from death or transplantation at 5 years; this fell to 81% at 10 years. Nearly 45% required AV valve reoperation. The rate of persis
(I,D,D) Segmental Anatomy with Ventricular Septal Defect, Mitral Valve Cleft and Left Ventricular Outflow Tract Obstruction: Double Switch, Mitral Valve Repair, VSD Closure and Resection of Left Ventricular Outflow Tract
July 11, 2012
In this video a complex variant of the Senning-arterial switch operation is shown.