The Blalock Taussig shunt is a surgical procedure. It is used to increase pulmonary blood flow for palliation in duct-dependent cyanotic heart defects like pulmonary atresia. These are the common cause of the blue baby syndrome. This procedure is used to direct blood flow to the lungs. It also relieves cyanosis while the infant is waiting for corrective or palliative surgery.
Dar Al Fouad Hospital is a renowned and accredited medical facility in Egypt with a capacity of 141 beds and has an infrastructure built up to international standards. The hospital offers trustworthy clinical care and healthcare services in outpatient and inpatient facilities to patients from and outside Egypt. Dar Al Fouad Hospital has a collaboration agreement with Cleveland Clinic Foundation (CCF) and also with Hartmann Institute, which allows knowledge transfer and accessibility between the institutions. The hospital houses expert medical professionals and competent support staff, trained in advanced procedures and skilled in handling high-tech instruments.