Creating Atrial Septal Defects
Since the first report by Rashkind and Miller of a BAS for transposition more than three decades ago, few modifications have occurred in the technique (1). This can be life-saving procedure, equally likely to occur in the middle of the night as it is during the daylight hours. The most common indication for a BAS is D-transposition of the great arteries (dTGA), although rare additional cases do occur.
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