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Atresia of proximal coronary arteries in pulmonary atresia with intact ventricular septum - fetal and neonatal findings.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18987478     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Pulmonary atresia with intact ventricular septum (PA+IVS) is a rare congenital cardiac malformation which is associated with ventriculocoronary arterial communications from the right ventricle. We present a case of PA+IVS with a bilateral atresia of the coronary ostia, and thus, a completely right ventricular-dependent coronary circulation followed up by fetal echocardiography. Eventually the infant died of myocardial infarction at 2 days of age.
Taisto Sarkola; Talvikki Boldt; Juha-Matti Happonen; Riitta Karikoski; Marianne Eronen
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2008-11-06
Journal Detail:
Title:  Fetal diagnosis and therapy     Volume:  24     ISSN:  1421-9964     ISO Abbreviation:  Fetal. Diagn. Ther.     Publication Date:  2008  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-01-30     Completed Date:  2009-04-13     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9107463     Medline TA:  Fetal Diagn Ther     Country:  Switzerland    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  413-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
Copyright 2008 S. Karger AG, Basel.
Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Department of Pediatrics, HUCH Hospital for Children and Adolescents, Helsinki, Finland.
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MeSH Terms
Coronary Angiography
Coronary Vessel Anomalies / pathology,  radiography,  ultrasonography*
Fatal Outcome
Heart Septum / ultrasonography*
Infant, Newborn
Myocardial Infarction / diagnosis
Pulmonary Atresia / ultrasonography*
Ultrasonography, Prenatal*

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