Patients with double-inlet left ventricle usually have a small ascending aorta. In the Norwood procedure, which involves a staged operation, a neoaorta is constructed with a homograft, and the pulmonary artery plays a role in the systemic circulation. Dilatation or aneurysmal changes can occur over time due to the exposure o f the neoaorta t o systemic p ressure, w hich m ay i nduce a dverse effects on adj acent structures. We report a rare case of surgical repair for neoaortic root dilataiton with aortic regurgitation, compressing the left pulmohary artery, in a patient who underwent the Norwood procedure.
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||Korean Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery|
|State||Published - 1 Feb 2018|
- Fontan procedure
- Norwood procedures