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Congenital Heart Surgery Nomenclature and Database Project: pulmonary venous anomalies.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  10798417     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The extant nomenclature for pulmonary venous anomalies is reviewed for the purpose of establishing a unified reporting system. The subject was debated and reviewed by members of the STS-Congenital Heart Surgery Database Committee and representatives from the European Association for Cardiothoracic Surgery. All efforts were made to include all relevant nomenclature categories using synonyms where appropriate. The basis for classification are the prenatal errors of embryologic development. The major categories include: partially anomalous pulmonary venous connection, totally anomalous pulmonary venous connection, atresia of the common pulmonary vein, cor triatriatum, and stenosis or abnormal number of pulmonary veins. A comprehensive database set is presented that is based on a hierarchical scheme. Data are entered at various levels of complexity and detail that can be determined by the clinician. These data can lay the foundation for comprehensive risk stratification analyses. A minimum database set is also presented that will allow for data sharing and would lend itself to basic interpretation of trends. Potential diagnostic-related risk factors are presented.
Authors:
J R Herlong; J J Jaggers; R M Ungerleider
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Annals of thoracic surgery     Volume:  69     ISSN:  0003-4975     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann. Thorac. Surg.     Publication Date:  2000 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2000-05-18     Completed Date:  2000-05-18     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  15030100R     Medline TA:  Ann Thorac Surg     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  S56-69     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Affiliation:
Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Databases, Factual*
Europe
Heart Defects, Congenital / surgery*
Humans
International Cooperation
Pulmonary Veins / abnormalities*,  surgery
Societies, Medical
Terminology as Topic*
Thoracic Surgery
United States

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