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Aberrant systemic artery-pulmonary venous fistula: diagnosis with Doppler imaging.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1612804     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A 6-year-old asymptomatic girl presented with a continuous murmur at two different locations. Using Doppler imaging modalities, a small patent arterial duct and an aberrant systemic artery arising near the coeliac axis, piercing the right hemidiaphragm, and connecting to the right lower pulmonary vein were identified. Angiography confirmed the diagnosis and revealed additional pulmonary abnormalities. Doppler examination helped in planning appropriate angiographic projections and sites of the contrast medium injection.
A Robida; E A Eltohami; A Chaikhouni
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  International journal of cardiology     Volume:  35     ISSN:  0167-5273     ISO Abbreviation:  Int. J. Cardiol.     Publication Date:  1992 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1992-07-30     Completed Date:  1992-07-30     Revised Date:  2006-07-12    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8200291     Medline TA:  Int J Cardiol     Country:  NETHERLANDS    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  407-11     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Cardiology and Cardiovascular Surgery, Hamad General Hospital, Doha, Qatar.
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MeSH Terms
Arteries / abnormalities*
Arteriovenous Malformations* / radiography,  ultrasonography
Ductus Arteriosus, Patent / complications
Pulmonary Veins / abnormalities*

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