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Blalock-Taussig Procedure Summary

Description: A cardiovascular procedure performed to create a blood supply to the PULMONARY CIRCULATION. It involves making a connection between the subclavian, or carotid branch of the AORTA, or the AORTIC ARCH to the PULMONARY ARTERY.

Also Known As: Blalock Taussig Shunt; Blalock-Taussig Operation; Blue Baby Operation; Modified Blalock-Taussig Procedure; Modified Blalock-Taussig Shunt Show All >>

Networked: 329 relevant articles (10 outcomes, 11 trials/studies) for this Therapy

Key Diseases for which Blalock-Taussig Procedure is Relevant

  1. Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome : 3 outcomes 2 studies in 20 results
  2. Tetralogy of Fallot (Fallot Tetralogy) : 1 outcome 2 studies in 71 results
  3. Pulmonary Atresia (Pulmonary Valve Atresia) : 1 outcome 2 studies in 46 results
  4. Double Outlet Right Ventricle : 1 outcome 1 study in 7 results
  5. Pulmonary Valve Stenosis (Pulmonary Stenosis) : 1 outcome in 24 results
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Drugs Related to Blalock-Taussig Procedure

  1. Polytetrafluoroethylene (Teflon)
  2. Polyethylene Terephthalates (Polyethylene Terephthalate)
  3. tebufenozide (Mimic)
  4. Coarctation of the aorta
  5. tranilast (N 5')
  6. Prostaglandins
  7. Oxygen
  8. Nitric Oxide (Nitrogen Monoxide)
  9. Alprostadil (Muse)
  10. Pulmonary venous return anomaly
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Therapies Related to Blalock-Taussig Procedure

  1. Transplants (Transplant)
  2. Prostheses and Implants (Prosthesis)
  3. Ligation
  4. Norwood Procedures
  5. Thoracotomy
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