African Annals of
Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery

OFFICIAL PUBLICATION OF THE AFRICAN ASSOCIATION OF THORACIC AND CARDIO-VASCULAR SURGEONS
  • Abbreviation: Afr. Ann. Thorac. Cardiovasc. Surg.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1994-7461
  • DOI: 10.5897/AATCVS
  • Start Year: 2005
  • Published Articles: 51

Full Length Research Paper

Use of a composite survival curve to optimise timing of surgical repair of Truncus arteriosus

Mark N Awori
  • Mark N Awori
  • Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, University of Nairobi, Kenyatta National Hospital, Nairobi, Kenya.
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Jonathan A. Awori
  • Jonathan A. Awori
  • Department of Pediatrics, Seattle Children’s Hospital, Seattle, WA, USA.
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Nadia Makkoukdji
  • Nadia Makkoukdji
  • Department of Pediatrics, Seattle Children’s Hospital, Seattle, WA, USA.
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  •  Received: 04 September 2021
  •  Accepted: 02 November 2021
  •  Published: 30 November 2021

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