Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2010; 58(6): 366-367
DOI: 10.1055/s-0029-1240829
Case Reports

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Use of Contegra® Conduit Reinforced with Goretex as a Modified Left Blalock-Taussig Shunt

H. A. Vohra1 , 2 , R. Whistance2 , A. Gulati2 , M. P. Haw2
  • 1Department of Cardiac Surgery, Wessex Cardiothoracic Centre, Southampton, United Kingdom
  • 2Department of Paediatric Cardiac Surgery, Wessex Cardiothoracic Centre, Southampton, United Kingdom
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Publication History

received August 1, 2009

Publication Date:
07 September 2010 (online)

Abstract

This is the first report of the construction of a modified Blalock-Taussig shunt using a Contegra® conduit reinforced with Goretex in a 4-year-old boy. The patient had a complex cardiac history with a primary diagnosis of pulmonary atresia, hypoplastic right ventricle (RV) and RV-coronary artery fistula.

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Dr. Marcus P. Haw

Wessex Cardiothoracic Centre
University Hospitals Southampton

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SO16 Southampton

United Kingdom

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