Chapter 10. Aortopulmonary Window

  1. Julien I. E. Hoffman MD, FRCP Professor of Pediatrics (Emeritus) Senior Member

Published Online: 27 AUG 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444314045.ch10

The Natural and Unnatural History of Congenital Heart Disease

The Natural and Unnatural History of Congenital Heart Disease

How to Cite

Hoffman, J. I. E. (2009) Aortopulmonary Window, in The Natural and Unnatural History of Congenital Heart Disease, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444314045.ch10

Author Information

  1. Cardiovascular Research Institute, Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 AUG 2009
  2. Published Print: 28 AUG 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405179270

Online ISBN: 9781444314045

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Keywords:

  • aortopulmonary window (aortopulmonary septal defect or fenestration);
  • associated congenital cardiac anomaly;
  • left-to-right shunts;
  • natural history - severity of associated lesions;
  • natural history of aortopulmonary window;
  • surgical repair of aortopulmonary window;
  • pulmonary vascular disease absence;
  • pulmonary arteriotomy - least desirable approach

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Pathological anatomy

  • Pathophysiology

  • Natural history

  • Unnatural history

  • References