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Congenital heart disease
Right ventricular hypertrophy and diastolic dysfunction in arterial switch patients without pulmonary artery stenosis
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    Pulmonary artery stiffness in arterial switch patients

    Dear Editor,

    The recent study by Grotenhuis and colleagues demonstrated the increased peak flow velocity across the pulmonary trunk, right ventricular hypertrophy and right ventricular relaxation abnormalities in patients after the arterial switch operation (1). The authors argued that one of the possible causes of the increased peak flow velocity was local scar tissue with loss of pulmonary artery diste...

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