Uncommon complication of arterial switch operation: Tracheobronchial compression


Toker A., Tireli E., Bostanci K., Ozcan V., Dayioglu E.

ANNALS OF THORACIC SURGERY, vol.69, no.3, pp.927-929, 2000 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 69 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2000
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/s0003-4975(99)01400-9
  • Journal Name: ANNALS OF THORACIC SURGERY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.927-929

Abstract

We describe 2 patients in whom symptoms of airway compression developed after arterial switch operation for correction of the transposition of the great arteries. The clinical features, diagnosis, management, and proposed mechanisms of this complication are described.