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Aortic coarctation with persistent fifth left aortic arch.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18692918     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A neonate with severe aortic coarctation showed a double lumen transverse aorta (persistent fifth aortic arch) with both channels joining at the isthmus where the obstruction was confirmed by echocardiography and cardiac catheterization. Surgical repair was performed with a pantaloon-shaped patch. Persistent fifth aortic arch does not result in a vascular ring and, per se, is not hemodynamically significant unless associated with other cardiac malformations.
Giuseppe Santoro; Giuseppe Caianiello; Maria Teresa Palladino; Carola Iacono; Maria Giovanna Russo; Raffaele Calabrò
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Letter     Date:  2008-08-09
Journal Detail:
Title:  International journal of cardiology     Volume:  136     ISSN:  1874-1754     ISO Abbreviation:  Int. J. Cardiol.     Publication Date:  2009 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-07-27     Completed Date:  2009-10-14     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8200291     Medline TA:  Int J Cardiol     Country:  Netherlands    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  e33-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Aorta, Thoracic / abnormalities*,  surgery,  ultrasonography*
Aortic Coarctation / pathology*,  surgery,  ultrasonography*
Infant, Newborn

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