Primary Repair of Aortopulmonary Window with an Interrupted Aortic Arch in a Very Low-Birth-Weight Premature Neonate
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The aortopulmonary window concomitant with an interrupted aortic arch is a rare occurrence. We successfully performed an emergency one-stage surgical repair of the aortopulmonary window (type 1) concomitant with an interrupted aortic arch (type A) in the case of a very low-birth-weight (1230-g) premature 2-day-old neonate. We describe the diagnosis, surgery, and postoperative course of this rare occurrence.
KeywordsAortopulmonary window Interrupted aortic arch Low-birth-weight premature baby
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