Pulmonary artery bandingPPulmonary artery bandingPulmonary artery bandingEnglishCardiologyChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)HeartCardiovascular systemProceduresAdult (19+)NA2009-12-11T05:00:00ZJennifer Russell, MD, FRCPC10.000000000000058.0000000000000174.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>Pulmonary artery banding is done to reduce blood flow to the lungs.</p><p>If too much blood flows to the lungs, it can damage the blood vessels in the lungs. This can occur with large or multiple ventricular septal defects. </p> <p>It may not be possible to repair the defects if there are many defects or if the child is not healthy enough. In this case, pulmonary artery banding may be done to prevent too much blood from flowing to the lungs. </p><h2> Key points </h2> <ul><li>Pulmonary artery banding prevents too much blood from flowing to the lungs.</li> <li> This is a minimally invasive surgery.</li> <li> The main risk of the surgery is that the band tightened around the pulmonary artery is either too tight or too loose.</li> <li> This surgery is followed by a repair of the defects or a cavopulmonary anastomosis.</li></ul>
Cerclage de l’artère pulmonaireCCerclage de l’artère pulmonairePulmonary Artery BandingFrenchCardiologyChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)HeartCardiovascular systemProceduresAdult (19+)NA2009-12-11T05:00:00ZJennifer Russell, MD, FRCPC10.000000000000058.0000000000000174.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>On réalise un cerclage de l’artère pulmonaire pour réduire le flux sanguin vers les poumons.</p><p>Si le flux sanguin vers les poumons est trop important, il peut endommager les vaisseaux sanguins dans les poumons. Cela peut arriver dans le cas de communications interventriculaires multiples ou de grande taille. </p> <p>Il ne sera peut-être pas possible de réparer les malformations si elles sont trop nombreuses ou si la santé de l’enfant n’est pas assez stable. Dans ce cas, on pourra réaliser un cerclage de l’artère pulmonaire pour éviter que le flux sanguin vers les poumons soit trop important. </p><h2> À retenir </h2> <ul><li>Ce cerclage permet d’éviter que le flux sanguin vers les poumons soit trop important.</li> <li> Il s’agit d’une chirurgie moins effractive.</li> <li> Le principal risque lié à cette intervention est que la bague autour de l’artère pulmonaire soit trop serrée ou soit trop lâche.</li> <li>Cette intervention est suivie d’une réparation des malformations ou d’une anastomose cavo-pulmonaire. </li></ul>

 

 

Pulmonary artery banding1662.00000000000Pulmonary artery bandingPulmonary artery bandingPEnglishCardiologyChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)HeartCardiovascular systemProceduresAdult (19+)NA2009-12-11T05:00:00ZJennifer Russell, MD, FRCPC10.000000000000058.0000000000000174.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>Pulmonary artery banding is done to reduce blood flow to the lungs.</p><p>If too much blood flows to the lungs, it can damage the blood vessels in the lungs. This can occur with large or multiple ventricular septal defects. </p> <p>It may not be possible to repair the defects if there are many defects or if the child is not healthy enough. In this case, pulmonary artery banding may be done to prevent too much blood from flowing to the lungs. </p><h2> Key points </h2> <ul><li>Pulmonary artery banding prevents too much blood from flowing to the lungs.</li> <li> This is a minimally invasive surgery.</li> <li> The main risk of the surgery is that the band tightened around the pulmonary artery is either too tight or too loose.</li> <li> This surgery is followed by a repair of the defects or a cavopulmonary anastomosis.</li></ul><p>Pulmonary artery banding may also be used in children who have a single ventricle with too much blood flow to the lungs. This can protect the lung vessels until the child is old enough for a cavopulmonary anastomosis.</p> <p>This minimally invasive surgery is done through a small incision on the child’s side, putting a small band around the pulmonary artery and tightening it like a drawstring. The main risk involved is not tightening the band enough or tightening the band too much so that not enough blood flows to the lungs. </p> <p>This procedure is followed later by a repair of the defects or a cavopulmonary anastomosis.</p>Pulmonary artery banding

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