Vascular rings and slings

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Abstract

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 languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationPediatric Surgery
Subtitle of host publicationDiagnosis and Treatment
PublisherSpringer International Publishing
Pages273-280
Number of pages8
ISBN (Electronic)9783319043401
ISBN (Print)9783319043395
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 2014
Externally publishedYes

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Masters, L. A., & Polimenakos, A. C. (2014). Vascular rings and slings. In Pediatric Surgery: Diagnosis and Treatment (pp. 273-280). Springer International Publishing. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-04340-1_49