Chapter 40. Vascular Rings and Slings

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

Published Online: 27 AUG 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444314045.ch40

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) Vascular Rings and Slings, in The Natural and Unnatural History of Congenital Heart Disease, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444314045.ch40

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:

  • vascular rings and slings;
  • congenital anomalies of aortic arch and its major branches;
  • right aortic arch with left ligamentum arteriosum;
  • misplaced innominate artery - impinging and compressing trachea;
  • most common anomaly with double aortic arch;
  • pulmonary artery sling - left pulmonary artery from right pulmonary artery (RPA);
  • left aortic arch associated with anomalous right subclavian artery;
  • mortality highest in smallest and sickest infants;
  • late mortality and complications;
  • reimplanted left pulmonary artery - often thrombosed

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Pathological anatomy

  • Natural history

  • Unnatural history

  • References