Damus–Kaye–Stansel Procedure

  • Wojciech Mazur
  • Marilyn J. Siegel
  • Tomasz Miszalski-Jamka
  • Robert Pelberg


The Damus–Kaye–Stansel (DKS) operation is a palliative procedure for patients with a single functioning ventricle with an obstructed rudimentary outflow chamber. It is not used for treatment of hypoplastic left heart syndrome which is treated using the Norwood procedure. operation is used for in double-inlet left ventricle, tricuspid atresia with transposition of the great arteries (TGA), and a common atrioventricular canal with small left ventricular cavity.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Wojciech Mazur
    • 1
  • Marilyn J. Siegel
    • 2
  • Tomasz Miszalski-Jamka
    • 3
    • 4
  • Robert Pelberg
    • 1
  1. 1.The Christ Hospital Heart and Vascular Center of Greater CincinnatiThe Lindner Center for Research and EducationCincinnatiUSA
  2. 2.Mallinckrodt Institute of RadiologyWashington University School of MedicineSt. LouisUSA
  3. 3.Department of Clinical Radiology and Imaging Diagnostics4th Military HospitalWrocławPoland
  4. 4.Center for Diagnosis Prevention and TelemedicineJohn Paul II HospitalKrakówPoland

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