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Chapter 31: Total Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Connection
Chapter 32: Cor Triatriatum
Chapter 33: Unroofed Coronary Sinus Syndrome
Chapter 34: Atrioventricular Septal Defect
Chapter 35: Ventricular Septal Defect
Chapter 36: Congenital Sinus of Valsalva Aneurysm and Aortico-Left Ventricular Tunnel
Chapter 37: Patent Ductus Arteriosus
Chapter 38: Ventricular Septal Defect with Pulmonary Stenosis or Atresia
Chapter 39: Pulmonary Stenosis and Intact Ventricular Septum
Chapter 40: Pulmonary Atresia and Intact Ventricular Septum
Chapter 41: Tricuspid Atresia and Management of Single-Ventricle Physiology
Chapter 42: Ebstein Anomaly
Chapter 43: Truncus Arteriosus
Chapter 44: Aortopulmonary Window
Chapter 45: Origin of the Right or Left Pulmonary Artery from the Ascending Aorta
Chapter 46: Congenital Anomalies of the Coronary Arteries
Chapter 47: Congenital Aortic Stenosis
Chapter 48: Coarctation of the Aorta and Interrupted Aortic Arch
Chapter 49: Aortic Atresia and Other Forms of Hypoplastic Left Heart Physiology
Chapter 50: Congenital Mitral Valve Disease
Chapter 51: Vascular Ring and Sling
Chapter 52: Complete Transposition of the Great Arteries
Chapter 53: Double Outlet Right Ventricle
Chapter 54: Double Outlet Left Ventricle
Chapter 55: Congenitally Corrected Transposition of the Great Arteries and Other Forms of Atrioventricular Discordant Connection
Chapter 56: Double Inlet Ventricle and Atretic Atrioventricular Valve
Chapter 57: Anatomically Corrected Malposition of Great Arteries
Chapter 58: Atrial Isomerism
By Nicholas T. Kouchoukos, MD, Attending Cardiothoracic Surgeon, Division of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, Missouri Baptist Medical Center, St. Louis, Missouri; Eugene H. Blackstone, MD, Head, Clinical Investigations, Heart and Vascular Institute, Staff, Department of Quantitative Health Sciences, Cleveland Clinic; Professor of Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio; Frank L. Hanley, MD, Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Stanford University; Executive Director, Pediatric Heart Center, Lucille Packard Children's Hospital, Stanford, California and James K. Kirklin, MD, Professor and Director, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama
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