Vascular rings and slings

Laura A. Masters, Anastasios Charalanpos Polimenakos

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


Vascular rings and slings are abnormal formations of the great vessels which completely or partially encircle the trachea and/or esophagus is a vascular ring. Vascular rings are a rare occurrence and account for 1-2 % of all congenital heart defects.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationPediatric Surgery
Subtitle of host publicationDiagnosis and Treatment
PublisherSpringer International Publishing
Number of pages8
ISBN (Electronic)9783319043401
ISBN (Print)9783319043395
StatePublished - Jan 1 2014
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)


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