Single institution experience with the Ladd’s procedure in patients with heterotaxy and stage I palliated single-ventricle
Kurt D Piggott, Grace George, Harun Fakioglu, Carlos Blanco, Sukumar Saguna Narasimhulu, Kamal Pourmoghadam, Hamish Munroe, William Decampli, the Heart Center at Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children, Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Medicine, Orlando, FL 32806, United States
Author contributions: Piggott KD, George G, Fakioglu H, Blanco C, Pourmoghadam K, Munroe H, Decampli W contributed to study conception and design; Piggott KD and George G contributed to data analysis and interpretation and writing of article; Narasimhulu SS, Munroe H and Decampli W contributed to editing reviewing and final approval of article.
Institutional review board statement: This study was approved by the Arnold Palmer Medical Center institutional review board.
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Correspondence to: Kurt D Piggott, MD, the Heart Center at Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children, Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Medicine, 92 W. Miller Street, MP307, Orlando, FL 32806, United States. firstname.lastname@example.org
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Received: January 20, 2016
Peer-review started: January 20, 2016
First decision: March 24, 2016
Revised: April 11, 2016
Accepted: June 1, 2016
Article in press: June 3, 2016
Published online: August 8, 2016