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Blalock-Taussig shunt


[Alfred Blalock, U.S. surgeon; 1899-1965; Helen B. Taussig, U.S. pediatrician; 1898-1986]
ABBR: B-T shunt. An anastomosis of a subclavian artery to the pulmonary artery on the same side. This procedure increases blood flow to the lungs in children with cardiac defects. The modified Blalock-Taussig shunt involves the use of synthetic graft material to create the anastomosis.

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Venes, Donald, editor. "Blalock-Taussig Shunt." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Taber's Online, www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/740882/all/Blalock_Taussig_shunt.
Blalock-Taussig shunt. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/740882/all/Blalock_Taussig_shunt. Accessed March 24, 2019.
Blalock-Taussig shunt. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/740882/all/Blalock_Taussig_shunt
Blalock-Taussig Shunt [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 March 24]. Available from: https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/740882/all/Blalock_Taussig_shunt.
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