Pediatric Cardiology

, Volume 10, Issue 3, pp 166–169 | Cite as

Surgical closure of aorto-pulmonary window without cardiopulmonary bypass

  • Franz-X. Schmid
  • Ulrich Hake
  • Stein Iversen
  • Dietmar Schranz
  • Hellmut Oelert


The surgical treatment of aorto-pulmonary window by a closed technique is described. This avoids the increased risks of extracorporeal circulation and deep hypothermia with or without total circulatory arrest in the neonate or very sick infant.

Key words

Aorto-pulmonary window Surgical technique 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Franz-X. Schmid
    • 1
  • Ulrich Hake
    • 1
  • Stein Iversen
    • 1
  • Dietmar Schranz
    • 2
  • Hellmut Oelert
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Cardiovascular and Thoracic SurgeryUniversity Clinic MainzMainzGermany
  2. 2.Department of PediatricsUniversity ClinicMainzGermany

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