Truncus Arteriosus – Diagnosis Tests, Investigations | Pediatric Oncall
Last Updated : 5/8/2016
Mossab Saeed
The result of surgery
- Current expected hospital mortality
for neonatal repair of truncus ranges between
4.3 % and 17 %, with the majority of deaths
occurring in complex truncus arteriosus

Early post-operative period
- Junctional ectopic tachycardia

- High PVR

- several manifestations of DiGeorge syndrome that may become clinically relevant in the postoperative period.

Long term Follow-up
- Progressive pulmonary vascular disease even after neonatal repair.

- Progressive truncal valve regurgitation

- Conduit replacement due to stenosis or severe valve regurgitation


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Mossab Saeed
Boston Childrens Hospital

First Created : 1/8/2001
Last Updated : 5/8/2016


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