arterial switch operation


Summary: Surgical procedure for anatomical correction of transposed great arteries (e.g., DOUBLE OUTLET RIGHT VENTRICLE).

Top Publications

  1. Jatene M, Miana L. Intramural Coronary Artery Course in Jatene Operation for Transposition of Great Arteries: Still a Challenge. Braz J Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;31:III pubmed publisher
  2. Sahu M, Gupta A, Alam I, Singh S, Menon R, Devagouru V. Modified blalock-taussig shunt and levosimendan for left ventricular preparation in a child with transposition of great arteries and regressed ventricle undergoing rapid 2 stage arterial switch operation. Ann Card Anaesth. 2017;20:265-267 pubmed publisher
    Rapid two-stage arterial switch operation (ASO) is very relevant as many patients of transposition of great arteries (TGA) present late to the hospital when primary switch either is not possible or carries a high risk of morbidity and ..
  3. Baysa S, Olen M, Kanter R. Arrhythmias Following the Mustard and Senning Operations for Dextro-Transposition of the Great Arteries: Clinical Aspects and Catheter Ablation. Card Electrophysiol Clin. 2017;9:255-271 pubmed publisher
    ..performed for dextro-transposition of the great arteries, have largely been supplanted by the arterial switch operation. As such, affected patients will only exist for approximately 30 more years...
  4. Giordano R, Cantinotti M, Arcieri L, Poli V, Pak V, Murzi B. Arterial Switch Operation and Plasma Biomarkers: Analysis and Correlation with Early Postoperative Outcomes. Pediatr Cardiol. 2017;38:1071-1076 pubmed publisher
    ..BNP), Troponin I (TnI), and Cystatin C (Cys-C) concentration kinetics in the postoperative period after arterial switch operation in neonate, and to test the correlation between the plasma biomarkers and early clinical outcomes...
  5. Moll M, Michalak K, Sobczak Budlewska K, Moll J, Kopala M, Szymczyk K, et al. Coronary Artery Anomalies in Patients With Transposition of the Great Arteries and Their Impact on Postoperative Outcomes. Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:1620-1628 pubmed publisher
    ..All patients with TGA who underwent an arterial switch operation between 1991 and 2015 were consecutively enrolled in this study...
  6. Varghese R, Ganesh J, Agarwal R, Kothandam S. Translocation of Intramural Coronary Artery During Switch Procedure: A New Technique. Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e203-e205 pubmed publisher
    ..This report focuses on a novel technique that is reproducible and provides an alternative in this difficult subset of patients. ..
  7. Lipczyńska M, Szymanski P, Kumor M, Klisiewicz A, Hoffman P. Collagen turnover biomarkers and systemic right ventricle remodeling in adults with previous atrial switch procedure for transposition of the great arteries. PLoS ONE. 2017;12:e0180629 pubmed publisher
    ..We demonstrated a pattern of altered collagen turnover adversely related with the indices of SRV remodeling and an adverse clinical outcome in patients with SRV. ..
  8. Sievers H, Gabbert D, Rickers C. A Quarter-Century After Primary Direct Arterial Switch Operation: Four-D-Flow MRI Video Imaging of Blood Flow Dynamics Outcomes. World J Pediatr Congenit Heart Surg. 2017;8:637-638 pubmed publisher
    ..4-D) flow magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) examination was performed 25 years after a neonatal direct arterial switch operation for simple transposition of the great arteries...
  9. Gu Z, Pan Y, Qiao A, Hu X, Dong N, Li X, et al. Numerical simulation of closure performance for neo-aortic valve for arterial switch operation. Biomed Eng Online. 2016;15:150 pubmed publisher
    ..It is evident that enlarging or narrowing the sinotubular junction within a range of 20% can increase or decrease the maximum stress and aortic valve cusps contact force of neo-aortic valve. ..

More Information


  1. Maddali M, Kandachar P, Al Hanshi S, Al Ghafri M, Valliattu J. Mechanical cause for acute left lung atelectasis after neonatal aortic arch repair with arterial switch operation: Conservative management. Ann Card Anaesth. 2017;20:252-255 pubmed publisher
    ..This case report describes a neonate who underwent interrupted aortic arch repair along with an arterial switch operation and developed a left lung collapse immediately after tracheal extubation...
  2. Chasovskyi K, Mykychak Y, Rudenko N, Vorobyova H, Yemets I. Five-year Experience With Arterial Switch Operation in the First Hours of Life. Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017;29:70-76 pubmed publisher
    We assessed morbidity after 2 management strategies for arterial switch operation (ASO) in a single institution: first hours of life surgery and conventional approach...
  3. Vida V, Zanotto L, Zanotto L, Stellin G, Padalino M, Sarris G, et al. Left-Sided Reoperations After Arterial Switch Operation: A European Multicenter Study. Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:899-906 pubmed publisher
    We sought to report the frequency, types, and outcomes of left-sided reoperations (LSRs) after an arterial switch operation (ASO) for patients with D-transposition of the great arteries (D-TGA) and double-outlet right ventricle (DORV) ..
  4. van Wijk S, van der Stelt F, ter Heide H, Schoof P, Doevendans P, Meijboom F, et al. Sudden Death Due to Coronary Artery Lesions Long-term After the Arterial Switch Operation: A Systematic Review. Can J Cardiol. 2017;33:1180-1187 pubmed publisher
    The arterial switch operation (ASO) is the preferred procedure for children with dextrotransposition of the great arteries or Taussig-Bing anomaly...
  5. Toyoda Y, Hiramatsu T, Nagashima M, Matsumura G, Yamazaki K. Long-term Effect of Enlargement of a Ventricular Septal Defect in the Rastelli Procedure. Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017;29:215-220 pubmed publisher
    ..VSD enlargement should be considered as an option for avoiding long-term LVOTO. ..
  6. Asada S, Yamagishi M, Miyazaki T, Maeda Y, Taniguchi S, Fujita S, et al. Systemic Venous Rerouting Through the Coronary Sinus for ccTGA With Bilateral SVCs. Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e393-e395 pubmed publisher