A 6-month-old male infant with partial atrioventricular canal defect and subaortic stenosis had a mitral valve releasing procedure to correct the subaortic stenosis with concomitant repair of the canal defect. An echocardiogram done 1 year after the operation shows no subaortic gradient and no mitral regurgitation. We present the details of the surgical technique and the common pitfalls in recognizing and treating this entity.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery|
|State||Published - Jan 1 1994|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
- Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine