Journal article

Single-ventricle palliation in children with atrioventricular septal defect and transposition of the great arteries: 45 years of experience

Edward Buratto, Tyson A Fricke, Xin Tao Ye, Johann Brink, Christian P Brizard, Yves d'Udekem, Igor E Konstantinov

Cardiology in the Young | CAMBRIDGE UNIV PRESS | Published : 2020

Abstract

BACKGROUND: The association of atrioventricular septal defect and transposition of the great arteries is very rare. As a rule, these patients have unbalanced ventricles. However, there have been no studies describing the results of single-ventricle palliation in these children. METHODS: All children who underwent surgery with a diagnosis of atrioventricular septal defect and transposition of the great arteries were included in the study. Data were obtained from medical records. RESULTS: A total of 38 patients with atrioventricular septal defect and transposition of the great arteries underwent single-ventricle palliation at the study institution between 1971 and 2016. The mean follow-up was ..

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Funding Acknowledgements

This project was supported by the Victoria Government's Operational Infrastructure Support Program. Dr Buratto is a recipient of a Reg Worcester Scholarship from the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons and a Postgraduate Scholarship from the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) (1134340). Dr Fricke is a recipient of a Postgraduate Scholarship from the NHMRC (113420). Dr d'Udekem is a NHMRC Clinician Practitioner Fellow (1082186).