Research Article| Volume 16, ISSUE 1, P62-64, 2013

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In Favor of the Hybrid Stage 1 as the Initial Palliation for Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome

  • Mark Galantowicz
    Address reprint requests to Mark Galantowicz, MD, The Heart Center, Nationwide Children's Hospital, 700 Children's Drive, Columbus, OH 43205
    The Heart Center, Nationwide Children's Hospital, Columbus, OH
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      There are many reasons to consider using the Hybrid Stage 1 procedure as the initial palliation for hypoplastic left heart syndrome. It allows all options for treatment, including a delayed traditional approach, as well as a platform to evolve our overall approach to this challenging heart defect.
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