Vascular rings and slings are abnormal formations of the great vessels which completely or partially encircle the trachea and/or esophagus is a vascular ring. Vascular rings are a rare occurrence and account for 1-2 % of all congenital heart defects.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Title of host publication||Pediatric Surgery|
|Subtitle of host publication||Diagnosis and Treatment|
|Publisher||Springer International Publishing|
|Number of pages||8|
|State||Published - Jan 1 2014|
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