Repairing the Heart: Unifocalization

In this interactive 3-D animation, our doctors compare a healthy heart to one with a complex congenital condition called tetralogy of Fallot with pulmonary atresia and major aortopulmonary collateral arteries (MAPCAs). They also guide you through the innovative repair technique, called unifocalization, which involves rebuilding the blood vessel connection between the heart and lungs, usually in just one surgery.

 

 

Instructions

  • Increase the volume to make sure you can hear the audio.
  • For best results, view the animation on a desktop computer using Chrome, Safari or Firefox browsers. It may take a few minutes to load if you are using a slow internet connection.
  • For mobile users, please download our iPad app at: https://apps.apple.com/vc/app/child-heart-surgery/id1035918476

Our Services

Call us at (650) 721-2121 to learn more about our Heart Center services and internationally recognized team.
Share your feedback or suggestions about the animation with us by e-mailing hello@stanfordchildrens.org.

"Repairing the Heart: Unifocalization" is the first of the Moving Medicine series by Stanford Children's Health, which will provide patient families an in-depth understanding of complex conditions and treatments through interactive 3-D animations.