Successful surgical management of infected modified Blalock-Taussig shunts
We describe the successful management of two patients with infected modified Blalock-Taussig shunts by replacement of the graft combined with antibiotic therapy.(Accepted October 22 2003)
Key Words: Congenital heart disease; prosthetic graft; infection.
c1 Correspondence to: Dr Yoshio Ootaki, 1-1-1 Takakuradai, Suma-ku, Kobe, Hyogo, 654-0081, Japan. Tel: 81 78 732 6961; Fax: 81 78 735 0910; E-mail: email@example.com