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Congenitally Corrected Transposition of the Great Arteries with Anomalous Inferior Vena Cava Drainage: Multimodality Imaging.
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PMID:  21967326     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Atrioventricular discordance with ventricular-arterial discordance is a rare cardiac anomaly known as congenitally corrected transposition of the great arteries (CCTGA). This malformation has a prevalence of 0.4-0.6% of all congenital heart disease cases. Complete heart block develops in up to 30% of patients with CCTGA. We present the case of a 62-year-old woman diagnosed with CCTGA who, on echocardiography, had anomalous venous drainage where the inferior vena cava (IVC) bypassed the right atrium and drained into the azygos system. Complementary images with magnetic resonance imaging demonstrated the unique anatomical relationship between the IVC, azygos venous system, and the superior vena cava. (Echocardiography, ****;**:E1-E4).
Authors:
Timothy E Paterick; Matthew Schmidt; M Fuad Jan; Christopher Kramer; Matt M Umland; Daniel Bloomgarden; A Jamil Tajik
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-10-4
Journal Detail:
Title:  Echocardiography (Mount Kisco, N.Y.)     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1540-8175     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-10-4     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8511187     Medline TA:  Echocardiography     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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© 2011, Wiley Periodicals, Inc.
Affiliation:
Aurora Cardiovascular Services, Aurora Sinai/Aurora St. Luke's Medical Centers, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Milwaukee, Wisconsin Milwaukee Radiologists Ltd., S.C., Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
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