Superior Approach (Tucker’s Repair) for Repair of Supracardiac Total Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Connection (TAPVC)


As this article and video demonstrate, the superior approach for repair of supracardiac TAPVC carries several advantages, including minimal-to-no heart manipulation, ease of accessibility through the transverse pericardial sinus, and all parts of the anastomosis readily visible, which ensures creation of the largest possible anastomosis with less risk of anastomotic distortion. 

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