Blalock-Taussig operation (shunt)

Bla·lock-Taus·sig operation (shunt) (blaґlok tawґsig) [A. Blalock; Helen Brooke Taussig, American pediatrician, 1898–1986] see under operation.

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  • Blalock-Taussig operation — A pioneering heart operation named after the American surgeon Alfred Blalock (1899 1964) and the pediatric cardiologist Helen B. Taussig (1898 1986). Dr. Taussig designed and Dr. Blalock carried out the first “blue baby” operation to treat a… …   Medical dictionary

  • Blalock–Taussig shunt — Intervention The arch of the aorta and its branches. In the Blalock–Taussig shunt, blood from the subclavian artery or carotid artery (in red at the top) is redirected to the pulmonary artery (in blue near the center) …   Wikipedia

  • Blalock-Taussig shunt — The Blalock Taussig shunt is a surgical procedure to give palliation to cyanotic heart defects which are common causes of blue baby syndrome. In modern surgery, this procedure is temporarily used to direct blood flow to the lungs and relieve… …   Wikipedia

  • Blalock-Taussig-Shunt — Die Blalock Taussig Anastomose oder Blalock Taussig Shunt (nach Alfred Blalock, Chirurg, Baltimore, 1899–1964 und Helen Brooke Taussig, Kardiologin, Baltimore/Boston, 1898–1986) wird, früher als abschließende, heute als vorbereitende… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Blalock-Taussig-Anastomose — Die Blalock Taussig Anastomose oder Blalock Taussig Shunt (nach Alfred Blalock, Chirurg, Baltimore, 1899–1964 und Helen Brooke Taussig, Kardiologin, Baltimore/Boston, 1898–1986) wird, früher als abschließende, heute als vorbereitende… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Shunt, Blalock-Taussig — A pioneering heart operation named after the American surgeon Alfred Blalock (1899 1964) and the pediatric cardiologist Helen B. Taussig (1898 1986). Dr. Taussig designed and Dr. Blalock carried out the first “blue baby” operation to… …   Medical dictionary

  • Operation, Blalock-Taussig — A pioneering heart operation named after the American surgeon Alfred Blalock (1899 1964) and the pediatric cardiologist Helen B. Taussig (1898 1986). Dr. Taussig designed and Dr. Blalock carried out the first “blue baby” operation to treat a… …   Medical dictionary

  • Blalock-Taussig shunt — see under operation …   Medical dictionary

  • Anastomose de Blalock-Taussig — L’ anastomose ou shunt de Blalock Taussig est une intervention chirurgicale palliative (c’est à dire visant à atténuer les conséquences d’une malformation mais sans intervenir directement sur celle ci) pouvant être proposée dans certaines… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Shunt — 1) To move a body fluid, such as cerebrospinal fluid, from one place to another. 2) A catheter (tube) that carries cerebrospinal fluid from a ventricle in the brain to another area of the body. A shunt may be placed to relieve pressure from… …   Medical dictionary

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