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LeCompte maneuver

Pronunciation: le-kompt'

Definition: a repair of double outlet right ventricle with pulmonary stenosis and other abnormalities of ventricular arterial connection and ventricular septal defect in which the LV is connected to the aorta and the RV to the pulmonary artery using a technique that does not require an extracardiac conduit.

Synonym(s): LeCompte operation

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