Vascular rings and pulmonary artery sling

Carl L. Backer, Constantine Mavroudis

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

17 Scopus citations


This chapter begins with the clinical presentation and diagnosis of vascular rings and pulmonary artery slings. It then moves to surgical management of double aortic arch, right aortic arch with left ligamentum, innominate artery compression syndrome, pulmonary artery sling, and tracheal stenosis. Postoperative care is covered, and it ends with a section on video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationPediatric Cardiac Surgery
Number of pages22
ISBN (Electronic)9781118320754
ISBN (Print)9781405196529
StatePublished - Jan 1 2013


  • Aortic arch
  • Innominate artery compression syndrome
  • Pediatric
  • Pulmonary artery sling
  • Tracheal stenosis
  • Vascular ring

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Medicine


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