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Table 1 Preoperative patient characteristics

From: Ministernotomy approach for modified Blalock-Taussig shunts in neonates: a feasibility study

Variable Number (percentage)
(Total number = 50)
Demographics
 Male 21 (42%)
 Female 29 (58%)
Preoperative diagnosis
 PA-IVS 18 (36%)
 PA-VSD 15 (30%)
 TGA, VSD, PS 5 (10%)
 Tricuspid atresia 9 (18%)
 TOF/DORV 3 (6%)
  1. PA pulmonary atresia, IVS intact interventricular septum, VSD ventricular septal defect, TGA transposition of great arteries, PS pulmonary stenosis, TOF tetralogy of Fallot, DORV double outlet right ventricle