Chapter 20. Congenitally Corrected Transposition of the Great Arteries

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

Published Online: 27 AUG 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444314045.ch20

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) Congenitally Corrected Transposition of the Great Arteries, in The Natural and Unnatural History of Congenital Heart Disease, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444314045.ch20

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:

  • congenitally corrected transposition of great arteries;
  • abnormal l-loop during embryogenesis and ventricular inversion;
  • situs inversus (I,D,D);
  • corrected transposition of great arteries (CCTGA);
  • congenital heart abnormalities (patent ductus arteriosus, atrial septal defect);
  • CCTGA over 30 years of age - “Unknown”;
  • conduction defects;
  • physiological (conventional) repair and early deaths;
  • marked decrease in operative mortality and physiological repairs

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Pathological anatomy

  • Pathophysiology

  • Natural history

  • Unnatural history

  • References