26. Physiologically “Corrected” Transposition of the Great Arteries

  1. Wyman W. Lai MD, MPH Director Associate Professor3,4,
  2. Luc L. Mertens MD, PhD Section Head Associate Professor5,6,
  3. Meryl S. Cohen MD Associate Professor Director7,8,9 and
  4. Tal Geva MD Professor of Pediatrics Chief10,11
  1. Erwin Oechslin MD Associate Professor Director Staff Physician1,2,6

Published Online: 5 AUG 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444306309.ch26

Echocardiography in Pediatric and Congenital Heart Disease: From Fetus to Adult

Echocardiography in Pediatric and Congenital Heart Disease: From Fetus to Adult

How to Cite

Oechslin, E. (2009) Physiologically “Corrected” Transposition of the Great Arteries, in Echocardiography in Pediatric and Congenital Heart Disease: From Fetus to Adult (eds W. W. Lai, L. L. Mertens, M. S. Cohen and T. Geva), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444306309.ch26

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Columbia University, USA

  2. 4

    Non-Invasive Cardiology Imaging, Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital of New York Presbyterian, New York, NY, USA

  3. 5

    Echocardiography, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON, Canada

  4. 6

    University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada

  5. 7

    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA

  6. 8

    Echocardiography Laboratory, Philadelphia, PA, USA

  7. 9

    Cardiology Fellowship Training Program, The Children' Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, USA

  8. 10

    Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA

  9. 11

    Division of Non-Invasive Cardiac Imaging, Department of Cardiology, Children' Hospital Boston, Boston, MA, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Toronto Congenital Cardiac Centre for Adults, Toronto, ON, Canada

  2. 2

    Cardiology, University Health Network, Peter Munk Cardiac Centre, Toronto General Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada

  3. 6

    University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 AUG 2009
  2. Published Print: 25 SEP 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405174015

Online ISBN: 9781444306309

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Keywords:

  • physiologically “corrected” transposition of great arteries;
  • transposition of great arteries (TGA);
  • Van Praagh's classification;
  • physiologically “Corrected” TGA;
  • usual (solitus) arrangement of atria;
  • left ventricular outflow tract obstruction;
  • echocardiographic examination in physiologically “corrected” TGA;
  • transesophageal echocardiography (TEE);
  • pulmonary artery banding

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Definition

  • Incidence

  • Developmental considerations and etiology

  • Morphology and classification

  • Pathophysiology

  • Imaging

  • Perioperative assessment

  • Follow-up

  • References