Chapter 48. Truncus Arteriosus

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

Published Online: 27 AUG 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444314045.ch48

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) Truncus Arteriosus, in The Natural and Unnatural History of Congenital Heart Disease, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444314045.ch48

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:

  • truncus arteriosus;
  • truncus and aortic annulus larger than normal;
  • truncus patients and associated congenital heart lesions;
  • ventricular septal defect;
  • large pulmonary blood flow with systemic pulmonary arterial pressures postnatally;
  • fetuses with truncus arteriosus;
  • truncus arteriosus and early operative mortality;
  • truncal valve problems;
  • truncus arteriosus - postoperative survival and reoperation-free survival

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Pathological anatomy

  • Pathophysiology

  • Natural history

  • Unnatural history

  • References