A novel surgical procedure for scimitar syndrome: scimitar vein with right atrium and inferior vena cava wall flap

Ryosuke Kowatari, Yasuyuki Suzuki, Kazuyuki Daitoku, Kaoru Hattori, Ikuo Fukuda*

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Abstract

We describe a new surgical procedure for the scimitar syndrome using the walls of the right atrium and inferior vena cava as a flap to prevent kinking and stenosis of the scimitar vein-left atrium anastomosis.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)642-644
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Cardiac Surgery
Volume31
Issue number10
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2016 Oct 1
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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