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Congenital absence of pulmonary valve leaflets with intact ventricular septum in a neonate.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1811093     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Symptomatic infants with congenital absence of pulmonary valve leaflets suffer primarily from respiratory insufficiency caused by bronchial compression by the dilated pulmonary arteries, and have a high mortality rate. We report the successful treatment of absent pulmonary valve syndrome with intact ventricular septum in a neonate. The treatment consisted of resection of the pulmonary artery aneurysm and enlargement of the pulmonary annulus.
S Ozer; S Karademir; Y Yurdakul; A Bilgiç
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Japanese heart journal     Volume:  32     ISSN:  0021-4868     ISO Abbreviation:  Jpn Heart J     Publication Date:  1991 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1992-06-04     Completed Date:  1992-06-04     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0401175     Medline TA:  Jpn Heart J     Country:  JAPAN    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  853-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Cardiology, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey.
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MeSH Terms
Heart Septum / ultrasonography*
Heart Ventricles
Infant, Newborn
Pulmonary Artery / ultrasonography
Pulmonary Valve / abnormalities*,  ultrasonography

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