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Complex aortic coarctation and PHACE syndrome.
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PMID:  21070732     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
In PHACE syndrome, the acronym PHACE stands for the association of posterior fossa malformations, cervicofacial hemangiomas, arterial anomalies, coarctation and eye anomalies. We report our findings in four patients with this syndrome, in whom it was characterized by complex aortic coarctation that required not only preoperative echocardiographic investigation, but also the use of techniques such as magnetic resonance imaging and angiography. Surgical treatment was also complex. Prognosis in this condition depends primarily on cardiovascular and cerebral artery complications associated with the syndrome.
Authors:
Fredy Prada; Carlos Mortera; Joaquim Bartrons; Miguel Rissech; Lorenzo Jiménez; Juan Carretero; Carlota Rovira; María A Vicente
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Revista española de cardiología     Volume:  63     ISSN:  1579-2242     ISO Abbreviation:  Rev Esp Cardiol     Publication Date:  2010 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-11-12     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0404277     Medline TA:  Rev Esp Cardiol     Country:  Spain    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng; spa     Pagination:  1367-70     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Servicio de Cardiología, Hospital Sant Joan de Déu, Esplugues de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain. fprada@hsjdbcn.org
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