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Surgical strategies for patients with congenital heart disease and severe pulmonary hypertension in low/middle-income countries
  1. Sachin Talwar,
  2. Vikas Kumar Keshri,
  3. Shiv Kumar Choudhary,
  4. Saurabh Kumar Gupta,
  5. Sivasubramanian Ramakrishnan,
  6. Rajnish Juneja,
  7. Anita Saxena,
  8. Shyam Sunder Kothari,
  9. Balram Airan
  1. Cardiothoracic Centre, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
  1. Correspondence to Professor Sachin Talwar, Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi 110029, India; sachintalwar{at}hotmail.com

Abstract

In this review, we discuss specific surgical strategies that are used in patients with congenital heart disease and severe pulmonary arterial hypertension. Our own experience, with the use of unidirectional valved patches in managing these patients, is also discussed in detail.

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