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Arterial Switch operation.pptx

Arterial Switch operation.pptx

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Nuring Care of hte Post Op artertial switch patient
Nuring Care of hte Post Op artertial switch patient

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Published by: CardiacCareCenterMCH on May 01, 2013
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Arterial Switch Operation (ASO)
Surgical repair for D- Transposition of the Great Arteries (TGA)
Provide a brief overview of d-TGA
Describe and discuss Arterial Switch Operation (ASO)
Review post-op care and what to look for in the immediate post surgicalperiod.
Discuss parental needs and teaching prior to discharge
D-Transposition of the great arteries
Occurs in 5% of congenital heart disease. More common in boys 3:1
Discordant ventricular arterial relationship.
Pulmonary Artery arises from left ventricle
Aorta arises from the right ventricle (anterior and rightward of PA)

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