Abstract:Aortic resection with an extended end-to-end anastomosis is the surgical gold standard treatment for infant aortic coarctation and has excellent early and long-term outcomes. Subclavian flap aortoplasty is an alternative surgical technique that offers some advantages because there is no need to do extensive dissection and mobilization of the aortic arch and descending aorta as required in an extended end-to-end anastomosis. This video tutorial illustrates the technical aspects of subclavian flap aortoplasty… Show more
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