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Closed technique for repair of right superior vena cava draining to left atrium.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8512417     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A rare case of total anomalous drainage of a right superior vena cava to the left atrium is presented. The patient had an intact atrial septum and presented with cyanosis and a history of an earlier brain abscess. Complete repair was performed using a venoatrial shunt and without the use of cardiopulmonary bypass.
Authors:
A Nazem; J E Sell
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Annals of thoracic surgery     Volume:  55     ISSN:  0003-4975     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann. Thorac. Surg.     Publication Date:  1993 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1993-07-13     Completed Date:  1993-07-13     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  15030100R     Medline TA:  Ann Thorac Surg     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1568-70     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Affiliation:
University of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Brain Abscess / complications
Cyanosis / complications
Female
Heart Atria / abnormalities*,  surgery
Heart Defects, Congenital / surgery*
Humans
Vena Cava, Superior / abnormalities*,  surgery

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