Surgical correction of complete atrioventricular canal

Robert P. Foglia, Donald G. Mulder

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Operative mortality associated with complete atrioventricular canals has decreased from 75 pecent to as low as 10 per cent. The present report reviews the UCLA Hospital experience with the six children who underwent repair of this defect in the past two years. Emphasis is placed on preoperative assessment, operative technics, and postoperative management.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)121-127
Number of pages7
JournalThe American Journal of Surgery
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jul 1978

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  • Surgery


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