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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). ...
Misra Manoranjan - - 2005
Scimitar syndrome is a rare variant of partial anomalous pulmonary venous connection. The combination of scimitar syndrome with anomalous connection of the left superior pulmonary vein to the left innominate vein is extremely rare, and is yet to be documented in literature. We report the successful single-stage correction of such ...
Tatum G H - - 2006
To evaluate the growth of the pulmonary arteries after a Fontan procedure. Retrospective review. Two paediatric cardiology tertiary care centres. 61 children who underwent a modified Fontan operation and had angiography suitable for assessment of pulmonary artery size before the Fontan procedure and during long term follow up. An atriopulmonary ...
Somwaru L L - - 2005
We describe a case of a 3-year-old child with an intrapericardial bronchogenic cyst arising from the pericardium overlying the pulmonary artery found incidentally at the time of elective repair of a sinus venosus atrial septal defect with partial anomalous pulmonary venous return. A cystic mass overriding the right pulmonary artery ...
Balakrishnan Komarakshi R - - 2005
An alternative technique for the repair of supracardiac total anomalous pulmonary venous return (TAPVR) is described. The pulmonary venous confluence (CPV) is identified below the right pulmonary artery between the aorta and superior vena cava. The atrial incisions are similar to a septosuperior approach of the mitral valve, modifying the ...
Georghiou Georgios P - - 2005
We present a 3-year-old boy born with anomalous hepatic venous drainage into the left atrium and a small sinus venosus atrial septum defect, in whom pulmonary arteriovenous malformations developed with progressive cyanosis. Surgical redirection of the hepatic venous drainage to the right atrium and closure of the atrial septal defect ...
Patel Chandrakant R - - 2005
OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study was to determine the accuracy of prenatal cardiac diagnosis, prognosis, and outcome of totally anomalous pulmonary venous connection (TAPVC) and to determine echocardiographic clues in the prenatal diagnosis of isolated TAPVC or TAPVC in association with other complex congenital heart disease (CHD). METHODS: We ...
Pfleger Andreas - - 2007
This case report describes a 13-year-old boy with diffuse microvascular pulmonary arteriovenous malformations, in whom total anomalous pulmonary venous drainage had been corrected surgically in the newborn period. Contrast transesophageal echocardiography, cardiac catheterization and a lung perfusion scan suggested, and lung biopsy confirmed the diagnosis in our patient. Treatment with ...
Tomar Munesh - - 2005
We describe the echocardiographic findings in 9 patients, a rare variant of partial and total anomalous pulmonary venous drainage directly to the morphologic right atrium, caused by malposition of septum primum. Displacement of septum primum to the morphologic left atrium was present in all 9 cases leading to partial or ...
Cserni Tamás - - 2007
We present an extremely rare case of extralobar pulmonary sequestration in the right upper thoracic region, with a wide tracheal communication and a right subclavian arterial blood supply. The MRI scan suggested a bronchogenic cyst. Although preoperative color Doppler and angiography were not performed, successful resection was carried out. The ...
Kumar Sanjay - - 2005
A term female newborn presented with right atrial isomerism and infra-diaphragmatic total anomalous pulmonary venous drainage associated with complex cardiac anatomy. The repair was performed utilizing circulatory arrest in deep hypothermia. However, in the post-operative period the patient could not be weaned off mechanical ventilation and underwent cardiac catheterisation. This ...
Deguchi Eiichi - - 2005
A definitive diagnosis of pulmonary sequestration necessitates evidence of a systemic arterial supply to the sequestered lung segment by aortography. We report a case of intralobar pulmonary sequestration in an 11-month-old girl in whom the diagnosis was made by contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance (MR) angiography. Contrast-enhanced MR angiography is the most ...
Krishnan Usha - - 2005
The term ''Univentricular Heart'' encompasses a wide variety of heart defects that functionally and physiologically constitute a single ventricular chamber. The terminology ''univentricular repair'' is frequently used in the surgical literature to include those biventricular hearts that are not amenable for a final two ventricle repair and need to go ...
Ohtsuki Shinnichi - - 2005
We investigated the usefulness of helical computed tomography(CT)in the morphological diagnosis of pulmonary vein stenosis, particularly that in infants and small children. In total, 20 helical CT examinations were performed in 10 post-operative cases of Total Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Drainage(TAPVD), 3 cases of single right ventricle, and 1 case of ...
Hanson J M - - 2005
Total anomalous pulmonary venous drainage is a rare congenital anomaly. It usually involves a pulmonary to systemic venous shunt and most cases have a septal defect in order to survive. Anomalous pulmonary venous drainage with pulmonary venous shunting is an extremely rare and entirely benign entity. We present two such ...
Alshumrani Ghazi A - - 2005
A large multicystic mass lesion is not a common presentation of pulmonary sequestration. This presentation may result in failure to identify the supplying systemic artery due to multiplicity of the large cysts and, therefore, a wrong diagnosis. We discuss a case of intralobar pulmonary sequestration presented similarly. Chest x-ray and ...
Sakurai Hiroyuki - - 2005
We report the successful treatment of a 48-year-old man with left lung cancer and contralateral partial anomalous pulmonary venous return (PAPVR). He was found to have an abnormal shadow on a regular checkup. Sputum cytology revealed squamous cell carcinoma. Chest computed tomography showed not only a left hilar mass but ...
Tueche S G - - 2005
A 56-day old baby girl referred for recurrent respiratory tract infections and stridor, showed a rare association of a Cor Triatriatum Sinister (CTS) and a right Partial Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Return (PAPVR), in the form of a stenosed Scimitar vein, draining the right pulmonary veins to the subdiaphragmatic inferior vena ...
Sahin Sinan - - 2005
Scimitar syndrome is a rare congenital disorder. It is characterized by partial or total abnormal venous drainage of the right lung into the inferior vena cava, which is often associated with anomalous systemic arterial supply to the right lung, congenital cardiac anomalies, hypoplasia of the right lung and bronchial anomalies. ...
Ruano R - - 2005
OBJECTIVE: To investigate the contribution of three-dimensional power Doppler ultrasound to the prenatal diagnosis of pulmonary sequestration. METHODS: Prenatal three-dimensional power Doppler ultrasound was used to screen for an abnormal pulmonary blood supply in eight fetuses with hyperechogenic lung lesions and to image the pulmonary blood supply in 50 normal ...
Koshy Sajan - - 2005
A 4-month-old infant underwent surgery for total anomalous pulmonary venous connection to the coronary sinus with obstructions both at the entry of the common chamber into the coronary sinus and at the patent foramen ovale. Using a novel technique, the right atrium was opened with a transverse incision. The coronary ...
Sato Hiroki - - 2005
Intralobar pulmonary sequestration associated with asymptomatic aspergillosis is a rare case. We describe the case of a 65-year-old woman with intrapulmonary sequestration, anomalous systemic arterial supply to the left lower lobe and aspergillosis who underwent left lower lobectomy and ligation of an anomalous artery by Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic surgery (VATS). Pathological ...
Sierig Gabriele - - 2005
We report a girl, aged 11(7/12) years, who presented with cyanosis. Cardiac catheterization showed occlusion of the infrahepatic segment of the inferior caval vein, with drainage of the hepatic veins into the left atrium. Transoesophageal echocardiography revealed an anomalous Eustachian valve that baffled the vein to the left atrium. This ...
Andrisani Maria Carmela - - 2005
The case of a patient admitted to the hospital for symptoms characterized by chest pain, productive cough, fever, dyspnea resistant to antibiotic therapy is discussed. Previous plain chest X-ray performed elsewhere was suggestive of inflammotory lung consolidation. An admission chest X-ray revealed a left lower lobe density. On chest CT-angiography ...
Seco Diaz Olga - - 2005
An 8-day-old Arabian-Morgan cross colt underwent cardiac evaluation. The foal was tachycardic, tachypneic, exercise intolerant and had a loud right-sided heart murmur and cyanotic mucous membranes. Total anomalous pulmonary venous connection was diagnosed with echocardiography and confirmed at postmortem examination. Total anomalous pulmonary venous connection is a very rare congenital ...
Kikuchi Seiya - - 2005
We performed successful emergency surgery on a 1-day-old infant to repair a total anomalous pulmonary venous connection (TAPVC) and a ductus arteriosus aneurysm (DAA) diagnosed by two-dimensional echocardiography. We anastomosed the common pulmonary venous chamber to the left atrium and ligated the pulmonary end of the DAA. Echocardiography and cardiac ...
Ando Makoto - - 2004
Pulmonary venous obstruction after repair of total anomalous pulmonary venous connection remains potential and understanding of its mechanisms is warranted. Morphology of the pulmonary vein was qualitatively analyzed in 48 consecutive patients undergoing repair of non-isomeric total anomalous pulmonary venous connection. Pulmonary venous drainage was supracardiac in 26, cardiac in ...
Sakuma Tsutomu - - 2004
A 60-year-old woman underwent a video-assisted thoracoscopic wedge resection of intralobar pulmonary sequestration instead of a lobotomy because the lesion was localized in the right basal segment. Preoperative 3-dimensional computed tomography was useful for identifying an aberrant artery arising from the thoracic aorta and distributing to the lesion. A successful ...
Sinha Rakesh - - 2004
We report magnetic resonance angiographic demonstration of both an anomalous pulmonary venous drainage and an anomalous systemic arterial supply in a patient with scimitar syndrome. Contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance angiography provides an excellent non-invasive diagnostic tool for demonstrating this complex congenital lesion in detail. A two-dimensional and colour Doppler echocardiography was ...
Monaco Sara E - - 2004
We describe an infant with hypoplasia of the left heart diagnosed prenatally who, at birth, had signs of severe pulmonary venous obstruction. Echocardiography indicated normally connecting pulmonary veins, and showed a paradoxical right-to-left shunt across a patent oval foramen. Postmortem examination revealed that the obstruction was due to a divided ...
McLean Sean E - - 2004
Extralobar pulmonary sequestration (ELS) and congenital cystic adenomatoid malformation have been reported to coexist in several variations. This suggests a common embryologic origin. A 6-month-old boy presented with a history of recurrent pneumonias. The patient was diagnosed with a right lower lobe congenital cystic adenomatoid malformation (CCAM) and a left ...
Wang Ping-Yao - - 2004
BACKGROUND: Total anomalous pulmonary venous return (TAPVR) is an uncommon congenital cardiovascular anomaly with poor natural prognosis. It has been detected more frequently in recent year due to the advent of echocardiography and cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). The aim of this study was to evaluate the clinical manifestations and ...
Kitano M - - 2004
A rare case of total anomalous pulmonary venous return, in which the right and left peripheral pulmonary veins connected circularly and there was no central part of the pulmonary vein or the common pulmonary vein, is presented. To our knowledge, total anomalous pulmonary venous return with circular pulmonary venous connection ...
Lee Edward Y - - 2004
The goal of this study was to show the ability of 3D MDCT angiography to display the arterial and venous vascular anatomy of pulmonary sequestration in children. MDCT angiography with 3D rendering shows the anomalous feeding artery and the draining veins that allow a diagnosis of pulmonary sequestration. These features ...
van der Schaaf Irene C - - 2004
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: In perimesencephalic nonaneurysmal hemorrhage (PMH), subarachnoid blood accumulates around the midbrain. Clinical and radiological characteristics suggest a venous origin of PMH. We compared the venous drainage of the midbrain between patients with PMH and aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage (aSAH) by means of computed tomography angiography (CTA). METHODS: CTAs ...
Rugolotto Simone - - 2004
Total anomalous pulmonary venous return (TAPVR) is a rare congenital heart defect that occurs when all four pulmonary veins connect to the systemic venous circulation. We describe a full-term male neonate who presented with cyanosis and mild tachypnea shortly after birth. One umbilical artery and the umbilical vein were catheterized, ...
Villa Emmanuel - - 2004
A case of right lung hypoplasia and dyspnea, presented at our institution for cardiac evaluation, is described. Clinical evaluation and instrumental findings of normally connected but completely obstructed right pulmonary venous drainage have led us to diagnose an exceptional variant of subtotal cor triatriatum. Differential diagnosis was mainly carried out ...
Walters Darren L - - 2004
A young man had anomalous connection of the veins draining the upper lobe of the left lung to both a left-sided vertical vein and the left atrium. The ratio of pulmonary to systemic flows was 1.7 : 1, and he was symptomatic with evidence of volume overload of the right ...
YalçinbaĊŸ Yusuf Kenan - - 2004
Total anomalous pulmonary venous return (TAPVR) is a rare congenital pathology. Early diagnosis and urgent surgery are life-saving, especially in newborns with pulmonary venous obstruction, which is most commonly seen with infracardiac type. A three-day-old baby boy presented to another clinic with tachypnea and cyanosis. Initial work-up aimed at ruling ...
Miwa Keisuke - - 2004
We present the case of a 79-year-old woman with partial anomalous pulmonary venous connection (PAPVC), discovered incidentally during upper left division segmentectomy for primary lung cancer. The left superior pulmonary vein originated from the hilum of the upper left lobe and flowed into the left brachiocephalic vein. The left inferior ...
Chowdhury Ujjwal K - - 2004
BACKGROUND: Direct connection of both caval veins to the pulmonary arterial system would be the ideal right heart bypass by virtue of elimination of prosthetic material and extensive atrial suture lines. However, it can be applied only to selected patients with peculiar anatomical arrangements. We decided to perform total extracardiac ...
Corbett Harriet J - - 2004
Pulmonary sequestration refers to the situation whereby a portion of lung tissue receives its blood supply from an anomalous systemic artery. Three main variants exist: intralobar, extralobar and communicating bronchopulmonary foregut malformations. Venous drainage is typically via a systemic vein, although drainage into the pulmonary veins is well documented. Pulmonary ...
Huang Eunice Y - - 2004
The current report describes the case of a 13-year-old girl with an extralobar pulmonary sequestration who presented with chest and back pains without evidence of infection. Her symptoms were discovered to be secondary to torsion and infarction of the pulmonary sequestration. Although pulmonary sequestration is not an uncommon differential diagnosis ...
Maeda Katsuhide - - 2004
OBJECTIVE: Preoperative pulmonary venous obstruction has been reported to be a risk factor negatively impacting survival in total anomalous pulmonary venous connection. We examined lung tissue from total anomalous pulmonary venous connection patients with pulmonary venous obstruction and demonstrated hypoplasia of small pulmonary arteries to elucidate the mechanism underlying the ...
DiBardino Daniel J - - 2004
PURPOSE: When there is partially anomalous pulmonary venous connection to the superior caval vein, intracardiac repair alone can result in obstruction. Although the Warden procedure involving translocation of the superior caval vein is commonly performed as an alternative to atriocavoplasty, follow-up of a larger number of patients in the modern ...
Turk H Mehmet - - 2004
Pulmonary sequestration, a rare congenital pulmonary disorder, is characterized by nonfunctioning lung tissue that is separated from normal tracheobronchial tree. We present a 60-year-old woman with diffuse large cell non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. After 6 cycles of chemotherapy, paratracheal and aorticopulmonary lymphadenopathies had disappeared. However, the size of the pulmonary mass in ...
Marom Edith M - - 2004
PURPOSE: To evaluate and classify the various drainage patterns of the pulmonary veins as depicted with thin-section chest computed tomography (CT). MATERIALS AND METHODS: Thin-section (2.5-mm collimation) contrast material-enhanced CT scans of 201 consecutive patients obtained over a 3-month period for diagnosis of pulmonary embolism (n = 197), pulmonary vein ...
Bechtold Susanne M - - 2004
Congenital cardiovascular defects, commonly affecting the aortic valve or the aortic arch (50% to 70%), are seen in ca. 17%-44% of patients with Ullrich-Turner syndrome (UTS). However, there are only 36 case reports worldwide on the coincidental finding of partial anomalous pulmonary vein connection (PAPVC) in UTS. In 4 out ...
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