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Aortic atresia with aortopulmonary window simulating common arterial trunk.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19351435     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We describe the findings in a neonate with aortic atresia, interruption of the aortic arch between the carotid arteries, and aortopulmonary window. This unusual association changes the anticipated physiology, and helps in the survival. We emphasize the fact that this combination simulates common arterial trunk, both clinically and on echocardiography.
Sejal Shah; Ritesh Sukhramwala; Sunita Maheshwari
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2009-04-08
Journal Detail:
Title:  Cardiology in the young     Volume:  19     ISSN:  1467-1107     ISO Abbreviation:  Cardiol Young     Publication Date:  2009 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-05-11     Completed Date:  2009-10-15     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9200019     Medline TA:  Cardiol Young     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  304-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Pediatric Cardiology, Narayana Hrudayalaya Institute of Medical Sciences, Bommasandra Industrial Area, Anekal Taluk, Bangalore, India.
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MeSH Terms
Alprostadil / therapeutic use
Aorta, Thoracic / abnormalities*,  ultrasonography*
Aortopulmonary Septal Defect / drug therapy,  ultrasonography*
Diagnosis, Differential
Heart Defects, Congenital / ultrasonography
Infant, Newborn
Vasodilator Agents / therapeutic use
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Vasodilator Agents; 745-65-3/Alprostadil

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