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Table 1 Different types of corrective surgeries and respective early mortality, late survival, complications and probability of reoperation

From: Transposition of the great arteries

Type of surgery Era Early mortality Late survival Major complications and incidence Reoperations
First choice      
• Arterial switch [33, 47] 1975 3.8% 88% (10 and 15 yrs) Pulmonary stenosis (3.9%)
Aortic regurgitation (3,8%)
Coronary lesions (2%)
4.5–18%
Alternative procedures      
• Simple TGA      
   - Atrial switch [41, 42] 1960s 16.5% 77.7% (10 yrs)
67.2% (30 yrs)
Arrythmia (47.6 – 64.3%)
Tricuspid regurgitation (34.9%)
Systemic ventricular dysfunction (11.5–14.6%)
Baffle related problems (5.6%)
5.1%
• TGA with VSD ± LVOTO      
   - Rastelli [48] 1969 7% 80% (10 yrs)
52% (20 yrs)
RVOTO (64%)
Arrythmias (24%)
LVOTO (16%)
44%
   - REV [43] 1982 12.5% 84% (5 yrs) RVOTO (19%) 10%
   - Nikaidoh [49] 1984 5% 95% RVOTO (26%) 47%