Bi-directional cavopulmonary anastomosis (Glenn procedure)BBi-directional cavopulmonary anastomosis (Glenn procedure)Bi-directional cavopulmonary anastomosis (Glenn procedure)EnglishCardiologyChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)HeartCardiovascular systemProceduresAdult (19+)NA2009-12-11T05:00:00ZJennifer Russell, MD, FRCPC11.000000000000043.0000000000000168.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>The Glenn procedure is done when not enough blood is getting to the lungs. Learn about this procedure and the risks associated with it.</p><p> The Glenn procedure is formally known as the bi-directional cavopulmonary anastomosis.</p><h3> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-5-0">Key points</span> </h3> <ul><li>The Glenn procedure is performed when only one ventricle works properly and not enough blood is getting to the lungs.</li><li> This procedure allows deoxygenated blood to flow directly to both lungs.</li><li> This procedure is usually one in a series of operations and tends to be done as an open-heart procedure.</li></ul>
Anastomose cavo-pulmonaire bidirectionnelle (intervention Glenn)AAnastomose cavo-pulmonaire bidirectionnelle (intervention Glenn)Bi-Directional Cavopulmonary Anastomosis (Glenn Procedure)FrenchCardiologyChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)HeartCardiovascular systemProceduresAdult (19+)NA2009-12-11T05:00:00ZJennifer Russell, MD, FRCPC11.000000000000043.0000000000000168.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>L’intervention Glenn est réalisée lorsque le flux sanguin vers les poumons n’est pas suffisant. Familiarisez-vous avec cette opération et avec les risques qu’elle comporte.</p><p> L’intervention Glenn, officiellement appelée anastomose bidirectionnelle, est réalisée lorsque les poumons ne reçoivent pas suffisamment de sang. </p><h2> À retenir </h2> <ul><li> Elle est réalisée lorsque seul un ventricule fonctionne correctement et que le flux sanguin vers les poumons n’est pas suffisant.</li> <li> Elle permet au sang désoxygéné de circuler directement vers les deux poumons.</li> <li> Habituellement, elle s’insère dans le cadre d’une série d’opérations et elle est effectuée à cœur ouvert.</li></ul>

 

 

Bi-directional cavopulmonary anastomosis (Glenn procedure)1658.00000000000Bi-directional cavopulmonary anastomosis (Glenn procedure)Bi-directional cavopulmonary anastomosis (Glenn procedure)BEnglishCardiologyChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)HeartCardiovascular systemProceduresAdult (19+)NA2009-12-11T05:00:00ZJennifer Russell, MD, FRCPC11.000000000000043.0000000000000168.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>The Glenn procedure is done when not enough blood is getting to the lungs. Learn about this procedure and the risks associated with it.</p><p> The Glenn procedure is formally known as the bi-directional cavopulmonary anastomosis.</p><h3> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-5-0">Key points</span> </h3> <ul><li>The Glenn procedure is performed when only one ventricle works properly and not enough blood is getting to the lungs.</li><li> This procedure allows deoxygenated blood to flow directly to both lungs.</li><li> This procedure is usually one in a series of operations and tends to be done as an open-heart procedure.</li></ul><p>This procedure is done when only one ventricle works properly and not enough blood is getting to the lungs. </p> <p>The superior vena cava returns blood from the upper half of the body to the right atrium. This procedure involves disconnecting the superior vena cava from the right atrium and connecting it to the right pulmonary artery. This lets the blue, deoxygenated blood flow directly to both lungs, bypassing the heart. </p> <p>This procedure is usually one in a series of operations. For example, it may be done after the removal of the BT shunt or pulmonary artery banding.</p> <p>This procedure tends to be done as an open-heart procedure. </p> <h2>Risks of the Glenn procedure</h2> <p>Aside from the usual risks associated with surgery, this procedure can also result in injury to the diaphragm, damage to lymph vessels, and damage to the heart's pacemaker. Abnormal blood vessels can also develop in the lungs. These are called arteriovenous malformations and they can cause cyanosis. </p>Bi-directional cavopulmonary anastomosis (Glenn procedure)

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