Pulmonary artery translocation: A surgical option for complex anomalous coronary artery anatomy

Mark D. Rodefeld, Casey B. Culbertson, Howard M. Rosenfeld, Frank L. Hanley, Lenardo D. Thompson

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Rather than perform a difficult and potentially high risk coronary reimplantation in a patient with an aberrant right coronary artery coursing between the aorta and pulmonary artery, the main pulmonary artery was translocated toward the left pulmonary hilum to create additional space between the aortic and pulmonic trunks.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2150-2152
Number of pages3
JournalAnnals of Thoracic Surgery
Issue number6
StatePublished - Dec 1 2001


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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