Aortopulmonary Window with Subaortic Fibrous Stenosis and Septal Defect: Surgery through a Minimal Right Vertical Infra-Axillary Thoracotomy

Authors

  • Jun Pan
  • Qing-Guo Li
  • Qing Zhou
  • Jie Zhang
  • Qiang Wang
  • Zhong Wu
  • Dong-Jin Wang

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.1532/HSF98.20111002

Abstract

Aortopulmonary window with subaortic stenosis and ventricular septal defect is an uncommon congenital cardiac malformation that is repaired using cardiopulmonary bypass. The authors describe a 3-year-old patient on whom we performed surgery through a minimal right vertical infra-axillary thoracotomy. This minimally invasive surgery is likely to be applicable in a few cases.

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Published

2011-08-22

How to Cite

Pan, J., Li, Q.-G., Zhou, Q., Zhang, J., Wang, Q., Wu, Z., & Wang, D.-J. (2011). Aortopulmonary Window with Subaortic Fibrous Stenosis and Septal Defect: Surgery through a Minimal Right Vertical Infra-Axillary Thoracotomy. The Heart Surgery Forum, 14(4), E264-E266. https://doi.org/10.1532/HSF98.20111002

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