Staged Left Ventricular Recruitment and Biventricular Conversion in Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome

James M. Hammel, Aswathy Vaikom House, David A. Danford, Shelby Kutty

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Abstract

We describe a relatively long left ventricular recruitment pathway consisting of early and serial aortic valvuloplasties and multiple endocardial fibroelastosis resections resulting in successful biventricular conversion of hypoplastic left heart syndrome.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)449-452
Number of pages4
JournalWorld Journal for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery
Volume5
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 2014

Keywords

  • hypoplastic left heart
  • left ventricular rehabilitation
  • pediatric cardiology

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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