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Congenitally corrected transposition of the great arteries in an 83-year-old asymptomatic patient: description and literature review.
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PMID:  25336547     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We describe the case of an 83-year-old asymptomatic man followed in our centre. Transoesophageal echocardiography disclosed congenitally corrected transposition of great arteries (CCTGA) with no associated anomalies and only mild aortic regurgitation. Cardiac MR confirmed the diagnosis and revealed preserved systemic ventricle systolic function with a normal perfusional pathway. This report is a demonstration that CCTGA without associated anomalies can reach older life in an asymptomatic condition. This is the oldest asymptomatic living patient with CCTGA ever described.
Authors:
Angelo Placci; Luigi Lovato; Marco Bonvicini
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2014-10-21
Journal Detail:
Title:  BMJ case reports     Volume:  2014     ISSN:  1757-790X     ISO Abbreviation:  BMJ Case Rep     Publication Date:  2014  
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Created Date:  2014-10-22     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101526291     Medline TA:  BMJ Case Rep     Country:  England    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  IM    
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2014 BMJ Publishing Group Ltd.
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