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Blalock-Taussig operation


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(blay-lok taw-sig)

an operation in which the pulmonary artery is anastomosed to the subclavian artery, performed on patients with tetralogy of Fallot. [A. Blalock (1899–1964), US surgeon; H. B. Taussig (20th century), US paediatrician]

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