Atrial Septal Defect, Partial Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Connection, and Scimitar Syndrome

Carl L Backer*, Constantine Mavroudis

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Abstract

This chapter covers atrial septal defect, partial anomalous pulmonary venous connection, and scimitar syndrome. Beginning with the anatomy and pathology, it continues with the pathophysiology and natural history, diagnosis, surgical technique, postoperative care, technical pitfalls, and operative results.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationPediatric Cardiac Surgery
Subtitle of host publicationFourth Edition
PublisherBlackwell Publishing Ltd
Pages295-310
Number of pages16
ISBN (Print)9781405196529
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Feb 28 2013

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Keywords

  • Atrial septal defect
  • Ostium secundum atrial septal defect
  • Partial anomalous pulmonary venous connection
  • Scimitar syndrome
  • Transcatheter closure

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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Backer, C. L., & Mavroudis, C. (2013). Atrial Septal Defect, Partial Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Connection, and Scimitar Syndrome. In Pediatric Cardiac Surgery: Fourth Edition (pp. 295-310). Blackwell Publishing Ltd. https://doi.org/10.1002/9781118320754.ch16