Ascending-Descending Posterior Pericardial Bypass of Complex Coarctation of the Aorta

Harold M. Burkhart, Joseph A. Dearani, Heidi M. Connolly, Hartzell V. Schaff

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Recurrent coarctation or complex aortic arch obstruction can present a surgical challenge. The ascending-descending posterior pericardial aortic bypass offers a safe, reproducible solution for the surgical treatment of complex or recurrent coarctation of the aorta and facilitates concomitant cardiac surgery.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)116-119
Number of pages4
JournalSeminars in Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery: Pediatric Cardiac Surgery Annual
Issue number1
StatePublished - 2011

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Surgery
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine


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