Original communication| Volume 81, ISSUE 3, P305-306, March 1977

Protein-losing enteropathy complicating the Mustard procedure

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      Protein-losing enteropathy is a reported complication of several cardiac diseases. Recently we encountered a patient with protein-losing enteropathy acquired as a late surgical complication of the Mustard procedure. An obstructed superior vena caval conduit was repaired surgically and the enteropathy was resolved.
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