The trousers-shaped baffle for use in the Mustard operation

Ann Thorac Surg. 1978 Mar;25(3):240-2. doi: 10.1016/s0003-4975(10)63531-x.


The trousers-shaped baffle has been found very useful in intraatrial correction of transposition of the great arteries. Reasons are given to explain the particular form of the patch, and details of the operative technique are described.

MeSH terms

  • Child, Preschool
  • Heart Septum / surgery*
  • Humans
  • Infant
  • Pericardium
  • Polyethylene Terephthalates
  • Polytetrafluoroethylene
  • Prostheses and Implants*
  • Transposition of Great Vessels / surgery*
  • Venae Cavae


  • Polyethylene Terephthalates
  • Polytetrafluoroethylene