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Medical Term:

Damus-Kaye-Stancel procedure

Pronunciation: da'mus ka stan'sil

Definition: a procedure for subaortic stenosis, entails the creation of an end-to-side pulmonary trunk/aortic anastomosis, performed along with a Fontan procedure, particularly for patients with a double inlet left ventricle.

Synonym(s): Damus-Stancel-Kaye anastomosis

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