Year : 2015  |  Volume : 8  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 143--146

Left main coronary artery stenting in a 3.6 kg infant after arterial switch operation for transposition of the great arteries


Howaida G El-Said, Mohammad Ebrahim, John W Moore 
 Department of Pediatrics, Division of Cardiology, University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and Rady Children's Hospital, San Diego, California, United States

Correspondence Address:
Howaida G El-Said
3020 Children«SQ»s Way, MC 5004, San Diego, California - 92123
United States

The patient presented with flash pulmonary edema related to severe left ventricular diastolic dysfunction several weeks after arterial switch operation (ASO) for D-transposition of the great arteries. Long segment, critical left main coronary artery stenosis in this 3.6 kilogram infant was successfully stented and resulted in resolution of the clinical findings. At 15-month follow-up, the patient remains asymptomatic and thriving.


How to cite this article:
El-Said HG, Ebrahim M, Moore JW. Left main coronary artery stenting in a 3.6 kg infant after arterial switch operation for transposition of the great arteries.Ann Pediatr Card 2015;8:143-146


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El-Said HG, Ebrahim M, Moore JW. Left main coronary artery stenting in a 3.6 kg infant after arterial switch operation for transposition of the great arteries. Ann Pediatr Card [serial online] 2015 [cited 2022 Oct 2 ];8:143-146
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