Chapter 4. Banding the Pulmonary Artery

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

Published Online: 27 AUG 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444314045.ch4

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) Banding the Pulmonary Artery, in The Natural and Unnatural History of Congenital Heart Disease, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444314045.ch4

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:

  • banding pulmonary artery;
  • excessive pulmonary blood flow and CHF or pulmonary vascular disease;
  • main pulmonary artery thrombosis;
  • early mortality and sickness of child;
  • less invasive method and radiofrequency-operated occluder;
  • band causing necrosis of wall;
  • pulmonary arterial pressure and blood flow normal without cardiac output;
  • migration of band into bronchus with obstruction;
  • infective endarteritis with or without an aneurysm

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Early mortality

  • References