Treatment of Absent Pulmonary Valve Syndrome with Homograft

Irving L. Kron, Alan M. Johnson, Martha A. Carpenter, Howard P. Gutgesell, Edward D. Overholt, Karen S. Rheuban

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We report the successful treatment of absent pulmonary valve syndrome in an infant. The treatment consisted of intracardiac repair of pulmonary regurgitation with a homograft valve, which allowed for early extubation and survival.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)579-581
Number of pages3
JournalAnnals of Thoracic Surgery
Issue number5
StatePublished - 1988

ASJC Scopus subject areas

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


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