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
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MCELROY JW, DAVIS JP, MICHELSON RP. COMPLETE TRANSPOSITION OF THE ARTERIAL TRUNKS WITH CLOSED INTERVENTRICULAR SEPTUM(COMPLETE TRANSPOSITION OF THE ARTERIAL TRUNKS WITH CLOSED INTERVENTRICULAR SEPTUM*). Ann Intern Med. 1947;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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