Treating Left Ventricular Dysfunction in Infants by Use of Reversible Pulmonary Artery Band

Minoo Kavarana, M.D., a pediatric cardiothoracic surgeon at MUSC, discusses a new procedure. By placing a reversible pulmonary artery band around a child’s pulmonary artery, surgeons are able to help patients survive longer while they wait for a heart transplant without using ventricular assist devices. A few patients have even responded well enough to be taken off the transplant list and are healthy and at home.


April 25, 2019

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The Medical University of South Carolina

Minoo Kavarana, M.D.

Minoo Kavarana, M.D.

Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery

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