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Singh Anurag - - 2007
Both two-dimensional transthoracic echocardiography (2DTTE) and live/real time three-dimensional transthoracic echocardiography (3DTTE) were attempted in a 25-year-old morbidly obese female with total anomalous pulmonary venous return (TAPVR) into the coronary sinus (CS) in whom surgical unroofing of CS with patch closure of CS ostium was performed in infancy to redirect ...
Chen Z - - 2007
We describe the neuroradiologic findings in a 7-year-old boy with anomalous intracranial venous drainage and cerebral calcification. CT scans demonstrated that his scalp mass was a plexus of scalp veins filled through the emissary foramen, and there were cerebral calcifications. Angiography revealed bilateral sigmoid sinus atresia with most of the ...
Mishra Anuj - - 2007
Takayasu`s arteritis is a well-known systemic disease that involves the aorta, major aortic branches, and pulmonary arteries. Conventional catheter angiography remains the gold standard for disease diagnosis, in correlation with clinical data and laboratory findings. Multislice computed tomography angiography (MSCTA) has the advantage of non-invasively providing the angiographic data and ...
Yalta Kenan - - 2007
Total anomalous pulmonary venous connection is an uncommon congenital anomaly in which all pulmonary venous return drains to the right atrium or one of its tributaries. Survival beyond infancy without surgical palliation is unlikely, so this anomaly is not encountered in the adult population with congenital heart disease. The patient ...
Schleich Jean-Marc - - 2006
A 15-month-old boy presented with asymptomatic hypoxaemia due to right-to-left venous shunting via a left superior caval vein emptying into the left atrium, in absence of right superior caval vein. The diagnosis, suspected by contrast echocardiography, was confirmed by computed tomography and angiography. The child underwent surgical correction of the ...
Galetta Domenico - - 2006
Anomalous pulmonary venous return is a rare congenital anomaly mainly involving the right lung and is often associated with congenital intracardiac malformations as atrial septal defect. We report a case of anomalous right upper lobe venous drainage resulting in two right upper lobe veins draining into the azygous vein and ...
Morales David L S - - 2006
BACKGROUND: Survival after repair of total anomalous pulmonary venous return in patients with heterotaxy syndrome has consistently been reported in the literature to be far inferior to the results obtained in nonheterotaxy patients. The outcomes of heterotaxy patients at Texas Children's Hospital undergoing repair of total anomalous pulmonary venous return ...
Sachdev Manvinder S - - 2006
Management of patients with single-ventricle physiology is significantly affected by anomalies of pulmonary venous return at all stages, whether primary palliation, bidirectional Glenn shunt, or completion of Fontan circulation. We treated 25 patients with pulmonary venous anomalies and single ventricle by staged palliation, from June 1996 to May 2005. Visceral ...
Knox E M - - 2006
OBJECTIVE: To determine the effect of in-utero pulmonary drainage on perinatal survival in fetuses with primary hydrothoraces and/or congenital cystic lung lesions. METHODS: Relevant papers were identified by searching MEDLINE (1966-2004), EMBASE (1988-2004) and the Cochrane Library (2004 issue 2). Studies were selected if the effect of prenatal pulmonary drainage ...
Waki Kenji - - 2006
We report a 3-month-old female infant, in whom pulmonary venous obstruction occurred after repair of totally anomalous pulmonary venous connection, and which was successfully released by a transcatheter implantation of a stent using the transseptal approach. Close follow-up is required, since the long-term outcome is still unclear. Nevertheless, transcatheter implantation ...
Kilgore Adrienne - - 2006
A 6-week-old male presented in-extremis with obstructed supra-cardiac total anomalous pulmonary venous connection. Balloon dilation and stent implantation in the stenotic segment of the vertical vein relieved the obstruction until the patient was stable enough to undergo surgical repair. An unusual form of extrinsic vertical vein compression was found at ...
Nakahira Atsushi - - 2006
BACKGROUND: Repair of partial anomalous pulmonary venous connection (PAPVC) to the high portion of the superior vena cava (SVC) may be complicated by atrial arrhythmia and obstruction of the pulmonary veins or SVC. We reviewed our experience with the modified Warden technique, in which the SVC was transected and anastomosed ...
Chen Yi-Yung - - 2006
OBJECTIVE: Total anomalous pulmonary venous return (TAPVR) is traditionally diagnosed by echocardiography or cardiac catheterization postnatally after the appearance of clinical signs. We report a case of TAPVR diagnosed prenatally by targeted echocardiography. CASE REPORT: A 17-year-old woman was referred at 34 weeks of gestation because of persistent bradycardia. Echocardiography ...
Lee E Y - - 2006
Pulmonary sequestration is a congenital lung malformation, defined by dysplastic and non-functioning lung tissue lacking normal tracheobronchial connections and accompanied by an anomalous systemic blood supply. Recognition of anomalous arteries and veins in pulmonary sequestration is paramount to making the correct diagnosis. In contrast to intralobar pulmonary sequestration, where anomalous ...
Geyik Serdar - - 2006
Connections between the systemic and pulmonary arterial systems are rare conditions that can be due to either congenital or acquired diseases such as anomalous systemic arterial supply to normal lung, pulmonary sequestration, and systemic supply to pulmonary arteriovenous malformations. Herein, a unique case of systemic artery to pulmonary arterial malformation ...
Sadou Youcef - - 2006
A newborn girl with atresia of the common pulmonary vein, presented immediately after birth with severe cyanosis and acidosis. The diagnosis of totally obstructed total pulmonary venous return was made by cross-sectional echocardiography. Subsequent cardiac catheterization failed to demonstrate the site of pulmonary venous return. Necropsy showed the pulmonary veins ...
Iyer Anand P - - 2006
Total anomalous pulmonary venous connection is rarely associated with a supramitral ring. This condition should be suspected in any infant having total anomalous pulmonary venous connection with obstruction to the pulmonary venous return. Preoperative echocardiography is usually successful in detecting the lesion. The Shumaker and King repair for total anomalous ...
Rhodes Jonathan - - 2006
The unique anatomy, physiology, and surgical repair of a patient with features of three rare congenital heart defects (total anomalous pulmonary venous return to the coronary sinus, cor triatriatum, and unroofed coronary sinus with persistent left superior vena cava to the left atrium) is described. Analysis of this case suggests ...
Lenz F - - 2006
OBJECTIVES: Recent observations in pediatric cardiological studies have prompted discussion on the possible role of intrauterine pulmonary venous changes in neonatal and postoperative outcome of infants with congenital heart defects. This study analyzes changes of Doppler blood flow velocity waveforms in the pulmonary veins of fetuses with different cardiac defects. ...
Al-Mudaffer Mudaffer - - 2006
We report a 7-day-old boy referred to our institution with tachypnea and cardiomegaly who was discovered to have an intrapericardial extra-lobar pulmonary sequestration containing a cystic pulmonary adenomatoid malformation type II. He underwent successful surgical resection of the intrapericardial mass, which we believe represents the first reported case of this ...
Crossland David S - - 2006
We describe an autopsied specimen, from an infant who died in 1967, in which concordant ventriculoarterial connections coexisted with parallel arterial trunks, usually described as "anatomically corrected malposition." Based on their shape, the extent of the pectinate muscles, and the absence of a coronary sinus, we diagnosed isomeric right atrial ...
Ishibashi Naoko - - 2006
We report a case of a patient with severe heart failure after Fontan procedure in whom carvedilol was very effective. A 27-year-old man had intractable congestive heart failure due to severe ventricular dysfunction after Fontan operation. Central venous pressure was elevated to 29 mmHg. A right-to-left shunt was noted across ...
Koudieh Mohammed - - 2006
A retrospective study was undertaken of 157 patients who underwent a Glenn anastomosis between January 1996 and May 2001. Of these, 33 had heterotaxy syndrome: 20 males and 13 females, with a mean age of 1.26 +/- 2.8 years. Twenty-five had right atrial isomerism and 5 had left isomerism. A ...
Al-Naami Ghassan H - - 2006
We report a rare variant of the Scimitar syndrome, in which the right lower pulmonary vein takes a meandering course before finally connecting in normal fashion to the left atrium. The pulmonary parenchymal segment drained by the tortuous vein is supplied by a systemic collateral artery, which was coiled via ...
Dyme Joshua L - - 2006
The physiology of isolated partially anomalous pulmonary venous connection of a single pulmonary vein has yet to be fully characterized. This study assessed the magnitude of the left-to-right shunt and right ventricular (RV) dilation from a single anomalous pulmonary vein using cardiac magnetic resonance imaging. Subjects with >1 anomalous pulmonary ...
Rothman A - - 2006
A 6-year-old girl with heterotaxy and a functional single ventricle had persistent cyanosis 4 years after a fenestrated Fontan procedure. Cardiac catheterization revealed a large venous fistula from a left-sided hepatic vein to the coronary sinus, resulting in desaturation. The anomalous vein was occluded with an Amplatzer vascular plug.
Nölke Lars - - 2006
BACKGROUND: Congenital absence of the pulmonary valve syndrome (APVS) is a rare cardiac defect characterized by aneurysmal pulmonary arteries, hypoplastic pulmonary valve cusps, and tracheobronchial abnormalities. Absence of the pulmonary valve syndrome usually occurs in conjunction with ventricular septal defect (VSD) and right ventricular outflow tract obstruction (RVOTO). Surgical mortality ...
Chu Michael W A - - 2006
We report a rare case of concomitant presentation of partial anomalous pulmonary venous connection and type A interrupted aortic arch in a 4-week-old, 2.1 kg newborn. She presented in extremis and was found to have a closed ductus arteriosus with the entire left pulmonary venous return obstructed at its connection ...
Selby John Bayne - - 2006
Recent advances in the field of cardiac electrophysiology have resulted in the rapid growth of radiofrequency ablation for treatment of arrhythmias. Pulmonary vein stenosis or occlusion is a rare, but well described adverse outcome. Fortunately, the concomitant evolution of multislice computed tomography (CT) scanners has provided an excellent non-invasive method ...
Lee Peter - - 2006
Pulmonary aplasia and bronchopulmonary foregut malformations in which a patent communication between the foregut and the pulmonary system is present are rare congenital abnormalities. Pulmonary aplasia associated with a pulmonary sling is an even rarer abnormality. We report a unique case of right pulmonary aplasia, aberrant left pulmonary artery, and ...
Sasaki Hidefumi - - 2006
Herein, we report a rare case of a 59-year-old man in whom a partial anomalous pulmonary venous connection was found during an operation for coexisting lung cancer and tuberculosis. It was observed that the anomalous vein drained only from the right upper lobe into the right superior vena cava. The ...
Matsuoka Hidehito - - 2006
A 62-year-old man with hemoptysis and an abnormal shadow on chest roentgenogram was diagnosed as having anomalous systemic arterial supply to the normal basal segment of the left lower lobe. The preoperative serum carbohydrate antigen 19-9 and carcinoembryonic antigen levels were 73.8 units/ml and 10.8 ng/ml, respectively. Histopathological examination confirmed ...
Yeh Cheng-Nan - - 2006
Pulmonary sequestration is a rare congenital anomaly with nonfunctioning lung tissue, for which the arterial blood supply is usually derived from the thoracic or abdominal aorta. Surgical resection is the conventional treatment for pulmonary sequestration. The arterial embolization of pulmonary sequestration is an alternative technique and a less invasive treatment ...
Tansel T - - 2006
The majority of patients with partial anomalous drainage of pulmonary veins are asymptomatic during infancy and childhood. Patients with significant left-to-right shunt develop symptoms and benefit from early corrective surgery. Anomalous pulmonary veins draining into inferior vena cava is very rare and frequently encountered in association with scimitar syndrome. The ...
Connolly E P EP Department of Microbiology, New York University School of Medicine, 550 First Avenue, New York, NY 10016, - - 2006
Translational control in the rat heart was characterized during acute myocardial ischemia introduced by left coronary artery ligature. Within 10 min of ischemia, eukaryotic (eIF)4E binds to its negative regulator, eIF4E-binding protein-1 (4E-BP1), but the levels of 4E-BP1 are insufficient to disrupt cap-dependent mRNA initiation complexes. However, by 1 h ...
Tomar Munesh - - 2006
Total anomalous pulmonary venous connection to the azygos vein is a rare congenital malformation in which all the pulmonary veins drain anomalously to the azygous vein. Among 55 consecutive patients diagnosed as isolated total anomalous pulmonary venous connection by echocardiography at our institute between 1995 and January 2005, this anomaly ...
Kanter Kirk R - - 2006
The diagnosis of total anomalous pulmonary venous connection (TAPVC) is made when all four pulmonary veins drain anomalously to the right atrium or to a tributary of the systemic veins. It constitutes between 1% and 1.5% of all children with congenital heart disease and can be categorized by the site ...
Lacour-Gayet François - - 2006
The major complication and the main cause of reoperation following surgery for total anomalous pulmonary venous return (TAPVR) is the occurrence of pulmonary venous obstruction. Outcomes after surgical repair of TAPVR have greatly improved in the last 10 years; however, the complex forms of TAPVR, particularly when associated with single ...
Kostolny M - - 2006
Two patients operated on by one of the authors (MK) developed hemodynamic instability after otherwise uneventful completion of total cavopulmonary anastomosis with an extracardiac tube. In both, a stenosis of the right pulmonary veins was demonstrated during routine intraoperative transesophageal echocardiography. The transesophageal probe was found to be the underlying ...
Devaney Eric J - - 2006
Pulmonary vein stenosis may occur following the repair of total anomalous pulmonary venous connection and carries a poor prognosis. Conventional surgical therapies have been complicated by a high rate of re-stenosis. Sutureless pericardial marsupialization has been introduced as a technique to reduce the rate of re-stenosis. This report describes a ...
Shahriari Ali - - 2006
BACKGROUND: Repair of sinus venosus atrial septal defect (ASD) with high partial anomalous pulmonary venous connection (PAPVC) using an internal patch may be complicated by obstruction of the superior vena cava (SVC) or pulmonary veins, or both, and sinus node dysfunction. In cases in which the anomalous veins insert more ...
Eicken A - - 2006
This study was designed to investigate the impact of postoperative coronary sinus drainage pressure on coronary flow reserve (CFR) assessed by Doppler guidewire in patients long term after Fontan operation. Twenty-nine patients (median age, 17.4 years female, 11) at a median of 10.6 years after Fontan operation were examined with ...
Peynircioglu Bora - - 2005
A 73-year-old woman with dyspnea and fatigue was found to have a partially anomalous pulmonary venous connection with communication between the right upper lobe pulmonary vein and the superior vena cava, as well as a normal pulmonary vein confluence with the left atrium. She was successfully treated with an endograft ...
Patel Chandrakant R - - 2005
We describe our experience with prenatal diagnosis of tetralogy of Fallot with supracardiac totally anomalous pulmonary venous connection. We also suspected obstruction in the ascending vertical vein as it crossed the right bronchus and coursed superiorly to join the right superior caval vein. This finding was confirmed on postnatal echocardiography, ...
Kumar Sanjay - - 2005
A female neonate, born at term, presented with complex cardiac anatomy dominated by right isomerism and infra-diaphragmatic totally anomalous pulmonary venous connection. Surgical repair was performed using circulatory arrest under deep hypothermia. In the postoperative period, the patient could not be weaned off mechanical ventilation, and underwent cardiac catheterization. This ...
Yatera Kazuhiro - - 2005
A 22-year-old female was referred to the hospital suffering from a persistent, non-productive cough and repeated exacerbations of a right lower zone infiltrate suggestive of pulmonary sequestration. Angiography revealed an aberrant artery that originated from the left side of the descending aorta, crossed the aorta anteriorly, flowed through the right ...
Tsitouridis Ioannis - - 2005
Pulmonary sequestration is an unusual malformation. It consists of a nonfunctioning mass of lung tissue that shows no normal continuity with the tracheobronchial tree and derives its arterial blood supply from the systemic circulation. The thoracic and abdominal aortas are the most common sites of origin of the abnormal nutrient ...
Juraszek A L - - 2005
When the common pulmonary vein fails to develop, the embryonic connections of the pulmonary veins to one or more of the systemic veins almost always persist. Anomalous pulmonary venous connections to the inferior vena cava (IVC) are typically characterized by hypoplasia of the involved pulmonary veins and pulmonary artery, as ...
Matsumoto Isao - - 2005
The anatomical abnormalities of the pulmonary veins may have a serious impact on complications that may arise during pulmonary lobectomy. We present a surgical case of left lung cancer in a patient, who was a 69-year-old male, with the left superior and inferior pulmonary veins forming a common trunk outside ...
Chen Carol L - - 2005
Pulmonary venous compression caused by a large lung mass was diagnosed in a 50-year-old female with metastatic renal cell carcinoma. The pulmonary venous flow pattern on Doppler revealed high flow velocity as well as the unusual finding of continued antegrade flow throughout the cardiac cycle (without reversal during atrial contraction). ...
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