1-Transposition of the Great Arteries


Although the circulation is normal in this anomaly, surgical repair of associated lesions may be necessary. Ventricular septal defect (VSD) and/or pulmonary stenosis is common, and technical aspects of repair of these problems are unusual because of differences in ventricular morphology. The double-switch operation is also gaining popularity in order to place the morphologic left ventricle in the systemic circulation, and the morphologic right ventricle in the pulmonary ciruclation.


Pulmonary Vein Ventricular Septal Defect Ventricular Septal Defect Great Artery Atrial Septum 
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