Clinical & Experimental Cardiology

Clinical & Experimental Cardiology
Open Access

ISSN: 2155-9880

Josephat M. Chinawa

Department of Pediatrics, College of Medicine, University of Nigeria/University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital (UNTH), Enugu, Nigeria

  • Review Article   
    Congenital Corrected Transposition of the Great Artery (ccTGA): A Complex Cardiac Anomaly: Challenges in Management in a Resource Poor Country: A Review Article
    Author(s): Josephat M. Chinawa*

    Background: Congenitally corrected transposition of the great arteries (CCTGA) is a rare complex cardiac anomaly with a unique anatomical lesion such that despite certain anatomical aberrations there could be physiologically normal circulation without any admixture. They could also be anatomical lesions and various clinical evolutions. Surgical intervention has continued to change and updated. Methods: A search for published works on ccTGA was made using Google and Pub Med as well as searching through the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, institute for Scientific Information (ISI) “Web of Science,” and Medline. The areas of focus were historical facts, patho-anatomy and patho-physiological correlates of ccTGA, management options and challenges in management in Nigeria. Results and conclusion.. View More»
    DOI: 10.35248/2155-9880.21.12.685

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