Truncus Arteriosus

Constantine Mavroudis*, Carl Backer

*Corresponding author for this work

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2 Scopus citations


This chapter covers truncus arteriosus, starting with the embryologic and anatomic factors, physiology and clinical findings, and natural history, then covering management, operative technique (high aortic cannulation), repair of truncus with interrupted aortic arch, truncal valve repair/replacement, and results.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationPediatric Cardiac Surgery
Subtitle of host publicationFourth Edition
PublisherBlackwell Publishing Ltd
Number of pages15
ISBN (Print)9781405196529
StatePublished - Feb 28 2013


  • Cannulation
  • Interrupted aortic arch
  • Truncal valve
  • Truncus arteriosus

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)


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