Chapter 49. Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome

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

Published Online: 27 AUG 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444314045.ch49

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) Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome, in The Natural and Unnatural History of Congenital Heart Disease, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444314045.ch49

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:

  • hypoplastic left heart syndrome;
  • syndrome - hypoplastic left ventricle with aortic or mitral atresia;
  • left coronary artery branches - hypoplastic;
  • prenatal diagnosis with early medical treatment;
  • late complications and deaths;
  • transplantation - alternative to staged operations;
  • biventricular repair;
  • early operative mortality after transplant low

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Pathological anatomy

  • Pathophysiology

  • Natural history

  • Unnatural history

  • References