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Reactive pulmonary hypertension after a switch operation. Successful treatment with glyceryl trinitrate.
  1. J Damen,
  2. J F Hitchcock

    Abstract

    After an arterial switch operation (anatomical correction for transposition of the great arteries) in a 6 month old child reactive pulmonary hypertension developed six hours after cardiopulmonary bypass. Intravenous glyceryl trinitrate was the only means by which the pulmonary hypertension could be reversed.

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