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  • Condition: Borderline Left Heart Hypoplasia
  • Journal: Journal of cardiothoracic surgery
  • Treatment Used: Half-turned Truncal Switch Operation after Single Ventricle Palliation
  • Number of Patients: 1
  • Published —
The study researched the safety and effectiveness of a half-turned truncal switch operation for single ventricle palliation for borderline left heart hypoplasia.
  • Condition: Cerebral Arterial Gas Embolism
  • Journal: Undersea & hyperbaric medicine : journal of the Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society, Inc
  • Treatment Used: Hyperbaric oxygen
  • Number of Patients: 1
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In this case study, researchers evaluated the outcomes of treating a cerebral arterial gas embolism in a patient with hypoplastic left heart syndrome with hyperbaric oxygen.
  • Condition: Pediatric Cardiology
  • Journal: Pediatric cardiology
  • Treatment Used: Various Treatments
  • Number of Patients: 0
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This article provides a summary and description of recent articles and topics in pediatric cardiology and treatments.
  • Condition: Fetal Aortic Stenosis
  • Journal: Journal of cardiothoracic surgery
  • Treatment Used: Fetal Aortic Valvuloplasty
  • Number of Patients: 5
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This study tested the safety and efficacy of using fetal aortic valvuloplasty to treat patients with fetal aortic stenosis.
  • Condition: Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome
  • Journal: Journal of the American Heart Association
  • Treatment Used: Staged Surgical Palliation
  • Number of Patients: 117
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The study researched the outcomes after staged surgical palliation in patients with hypoplastic left heart syndrome.
  • Condition: Complex Single Ventricle Patients
  • Journal: World journal for pediatric & congenital heart surgery
  • Treatment Used: Norwood Procedure With Left Ventricle Exclusion
  • Number of Patients: 3
  • Published —
This study evaluated the use of the Norwood procedure with left ventricle exclusion for the treatment of complex single ventricle patients.
  • Condition: Children with Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome (HLHS) and Related Anomalies
  • Journal: Pediatric cardiology
  • Treatment Used: Hybrid Procedure
  • Number of Patients: 24
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This study reported neurodevelopment at 12 months for two cohorts of children with hypoplastic left heart syndrome (HLHS) and related anomalies managed with the hybrid procedure and clinical factors associated with neurodevelopment in the entire sample.
  • Condition: Sub-Acute Neonatal Hemochromatosis (NH) in Infant with Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome (HLHS) Awaiting Heart Transplant
  • Journal: Pediatric transplantation
  • Treatment Used: Ventricular Assist Device (VAD)
  • Number of Patients: 1
  • Published —
This case report describes and infant with hypoplastic left heart syndrome (HLHS) on ventricular assist device (VAD) awaiting transplantation who developed neonatal hemochromatosis (iron overload; NH).
  • Condition: Hypoplastic left heart syndrome
  • Journal: Pediatric transplantation
  • Treatment Used: Hybrid stage 1 palliation
  • Number of Patients: 49
  • Published —
This study evaluated hybrid stage 1 palliation as a bridge to cardiac transplantation in patients with hypoplastic left heart syndrome.
  • Condition: Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome
  • Journal: The Annals of thoracic surgery
  • Treatment Used: Stage 1 Palliation with Valved Right Ventricular to Pulmonary Artery Shunt (RVPAS)
  • Number of Patients: 94
  • Published —
This study tested the safety and efficacy of using stage 1 palliation with RVPAS to treat infants with hypoplastic left heart syndrome.
  • Condition: Infants With Single Ventricle Physiology
  • Journal: Pediatric cardiology
  • Treatment Used: Digoxin
  • Number of Patients: 229
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The purpose of the study was to determine the association of digoxin use with survival in infants with single ventricle physiology.
  • Condition: Neonates With Ductal-Dependent Systemic Circulation at High Risk for Norwood
  • Journal: The Annals of thoracic surgery
  • Treatment Used: Norwood vs. Hybrid Strategy
  • Number of Patients: 16
  • Published —
This study evaluated a hybrid strategy as initial palliation in high-risk (HR) patients with ductal-dependent systemic circulation in high-risk patients undergoing Norwood versus hybrid procedure.
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