Journal article

Outcomes of repair of left partial anomalous pulmonary venous connection in children

Phillip S Naimo, Yves d'Udekem, Christian P Brizard, Igor E Konstantinov

INTERACTIVE CARDIOVASCULAR AND THORACIC SURGERY | OXFORD UNIV PRESS | Published : 2015

Abstract

Herein, we report a case series of patients who underwent repair of left partial anomalous pulmonary venous connection (L-PAPVC) via anastomosing the anomalous pulmonary vein (PV) to the left atrial appendage. Fifteen children underwent repair of L-PAPVC between 1980 and 2014. The median age at surgery was 3.6 years (range: 5 days to 17.2 years). Concomitant anomalies were present in 87% (13/15). There were no early deaths. There was 1 late death occurring 63 days following surgical repair due to pneumococcal septicaemia in a patient with prior atrial septal defect closure and Ehlers-Danlos syndrome. The overall survival rate was 93.7% at 15 years. A single patient (1/15, 7%) required reoper..

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