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Right Heart Bypass (Cavopulmonary Anastomosis) Summary

Description: Diversion of the flow of blood from the entrance to the right atrium directly to the pulmonary arteries, avoiding the right atrium and right ventricle (Dorland, 28th ed). This a permanent procedure often performed to bypass a congenitally deformed right atrium or right ventricle.

Also Known As: Cavopulmonary Anastomosis; Heart Bypass, Right; Anastomosis, Cavopulmonary; Cavopulmonary Shunt; Shunt, Cavopulmonary Show All >>

Networked: 256 relevant articles (12 outcomes, 9 trials/studies) for this Therapy

Key Diseases for which Right Heart Bypass is Relevant

  1. Heart Diseases (Heart Disease) : 2 outcomes in 30 results
  2. Low Cardiac Output : 2 outcomes in 2 results
  3. Thrombosis (Thrombus) : 1 outcome 2 studies in 15 results
  4. Arteriovenous Fistula : 1 outcome 1 study in 11 results
  5. Tetralogy of Fallot (Fallot Tetralogy) : 1 outcome 1 study in 10 results
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Drugs Related to Right Heart Bypass

  1. Oxygen
  2. Lactic Acid
  3. Warfarin (Coumadin)
  4. Aspirin (Acetylsalicylic Acid)
  5. stroma free hemoglobin
  6. N-(3,4,5-trichlorophenyl)succinimide
  7. crystalloid solutions
  8. Ice
  9. Dexmedetomidine
  10. Brain Natriuretic Peptide (Natrecor)
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Therapies Related to Right Heart Bypass

  1. Positive-Pressure Respiration (PEEP)
  2. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy)
  3. Stents
  4. Fontan Procedure (Fontan Operation)
  5. Norwood Procedures
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