JAMES W. MCELROY; JOHN P. DAVIS; ROBIN P. MICHELSON
Since Abbott's1 clinical classification of congenital anomalies of the heart, much interest has been manifested in the diagnosis and specific anatomical defects of these conditions. On a clinical basis she has classified these anomalies into three great groups, as follows: (1) Acyanotic group—cases without abnormal communication between the two sides of the heart, (2) cyanosis tardive group—cases of arterial-venous shunt with transient or terminal reversal of flow, and (3) cyanotic group—cases of venous-arterial shunt. It is the latter, the cyanotic group, into which the anomaly of transposition of the great vessels falls. Since our discussion will be concerned mainly with
MCELROY JW, DAVIS JP, MICHELSON RP. COMPLETE TRANSPOSITION OF THE ARTERIAL TRUNKS WITH CLOSED INTERVENTRICULAR SEPTUM1. Ann Intern Med. ;27:308–316. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-27-2-308
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1947;27(2):308-316.
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