Waterston shunt

Ascending aorta to RPA (side-to-side anastomosis).

Same as for Blalock-Taussig shunt.

DILV, double inlet left ventricle; DORV, double outlet right ventricle; IVC, inferior vena cava; LPA, left pulmonary artery; LV, left ventricle, PA-VSD, pulmonary atresia with a ventricular septal defect; PDA, patent ductal artery; PS, pulmonary stenosis; PT, pulmonary trunk; PTA, persistent truncal artery; RA, right atrium; RPA, right pulmonary artery; RV, right venricle; SVC, superior vena cava; TGA, transposition of the great arteries; VSD, ventricular septal defect.

Adapted with permission from Edwards (63).

Appendix 3-5

Standardized Form for the Autopsy Evaluation of Congenital Heart Disease

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