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Total anomalous pulmonary venous return correction

Total anomalous pulmonary venous return correction

Total anomalous pulmonary venous return correction: Total anomalous pulmonary venous return (TAPVR) correction is open heart surgery to connect the pulmonary veins to the left atrium and close the atrial septal defect that develops along with anomalous pulmonary vein connection, a congenital heart defect that is repaired within days, weeks, or months of the child's life.

Diseases And Conditions Treated: Total anomalous pulmonary venous return correction

These diseases and conditions may be treated with the surgical procedure Total anomalous pulmonary venous return correction:

Anesthetic Requirements for Total anomalous pulmonary venous return correction

These surgical anesthetic requirements for the procedure Total anomalous pulmonary venous return correction may include:

Procedure Complications: Total anomalous pulmonary venous return correction

Possible surgical complications of Total anomalous pulmonary venous return correction may include:

Prognosis for a Good Outcome: Total anomalous pulmonary venous return correction

The prognosis for a good medical outcome: The prognosis is excellent for children without restricted pulmonary venous return, since the child is usually not critically ill at the time of surgery. In critically ill newborns with restricted pulmonary venous return, fatalities are higher and recovery time is longer.

Total anomalous pulmonary venous return correction: Recovery Time

Recovery period for Total anomalous pulmonary venous return correction: Six to eight weeks or longer.

Total anomalous pulmonary venous return correction: Other Names

Other names for this medical surgical procedures (Total anomalous pulmonary venous return correction) include:

  • TAPVR correction/repair

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