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Complete atrioventricular canal and tetralogy of Fallot with pulmonary atresia.
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PMID:  15464457     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Our patient was diagnosed with complete atrioventricular canal and Tetralogy of Fallot with pulmonary atresia at the age of 1 month. Then he underwent right and left Blalock-Taussig shunts at the ages of 2 months and 5 years, respectively. His cyanosis had increased at 20 years of age. Cardiac catheterization showed occlusion of the left Blalock-Taussig shunt and absence of the left pulmonary artery. Lung perfusion scintigram showed late phase perfusion in the left lung. Chest computed tomographic scan demonstrated the left pulmonary artery. We describe the operative technique of total correction.
Toru Okamura; Yuzo Nagase; Yasutoshi Matsumoto; In-sam Park; Fujio Mitsui; Masao Shibairi
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Annals of thoracic surgery     Volume:  78     ISSN:  1552-6259     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann. Thorac. Surg.     Publication Date:  2004 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2004-10-06     Completed Date:  2005-06-30     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  15030100R     Medline TA:  Ann Thorac Surg     Country:  Netherlands    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  e69-71     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Matsudo City Hospital, Chiba, Japan.
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MeSH Terms
Abnormalities, Multiple / surgery*
Blood Vessel Prosthesis
Heart Catheterization
Heart Septal Defects / surgery*
Heart Valve Prosthesis Implantation
Polyethylene Terephthalates
Postoperative Complications / physiopathology,  surgery*
Pulmonary Artery / abnormalities*,  surgery
Pulmonary Atresia / surgery*
Tetralogy of Fallot / physiopathology,  surgery*
Ventricular Outflow Obstruction / etiology,  physiopathology,  surgery
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Polyethylene Terephthalates

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