What is total anomalous pulmonary venous return repair?
Also known as: TAPVR repair.
Total anomalous pulmonary venous return (TAPVR) is a heart defect sometimes present at birth. With it, the four pulmonary veins that are supposed to bring blood from the lungs to the left atrium of the heart instead bring it to the right atrium. TAPVR repair is a surgery to correct the defect.
Reviewed by: Jun Sasaki, MD
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