Feasibility and related outcome of intraluminal pulmonary artery banding
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Pericardial patch with a fenestration is placed inside MPA. Needs cardiopulmonary bypass to perform this surgery.
Two types: One patch with a fenestration, or Two patches sewn together at the fenestration and then, sutured inside MPA to create an hour-glass appearance.
Balloon dilatation of this patch is possible.
Significant number of patients needed ECMO support after the procedure.
Total patients 32 in the study.
Trusler rule: JTCVS 1984;88(5 Pt 1): 645-53.