Complete transposition of the great arteries (TGA)

Edited by Sara Thorne and Paul Clift

in Adult Congenital Heart Disease

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Published in print March 2009 | ISBN: 9780199228188
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191725920 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Specialist Handbooks

Complete transposition of the great arteries (TGA)

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Introduction 144

Complete TGA 146

Interatrial repair—Mustard or Senning operation 148

Arterial switch operation 150

Rastelli operation 152

There are 2 types of TGA ( see Fig. 12.1):

Described as atrioventricular (AV) concordance, ventriculoarterial (VA) discordance. Previously also known as D-TGA.

Once the arterial duct and foramen ovale have closed, incompatible with life without intervention, because there is complete separation of the systemic and pulmonary circulations: ...

Chapter.  1274 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine

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