Document Detail


Coronary arteriovenous fistula causing hydrops fetalis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  25247099     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Fetal heart failure and hydrops fetalis may occur due to systemic arteriovenous fistula because of increased cardiac output. Arteriovenous fistula of the central nervous system, liver, bone or vascular tumors such as sacrococcygeal teratoma were previously reported to be causes of intrauterine heart failure. However, coronary arteriovenous fistula was not reported as a cause of fetal heart failure previously. It is a rare pathology comprising 0.2-0.4% of all congenital heart diseases even during postnatal life. Some may remain asymptomatic for many years and diagnosed by auscultation of a continuous murmur during a routine examination, while a larger fistulous coronary artery opening to a low pressure cardiac chamber may cause ischemia of the affected myocardial region due to steal phenomenon and may present with cardiomyopathy or congestive heart failure during childhood. We herein report a neonate with coronary arteriovenous fistula between the left main coronary artery and the right ventricular apex, who presented with hydrops fetalis during the third trimester of pregnancy.
Authors:
Nilüfer Cetiner; Sinem Altunyuva Usta; Figen Akalın
Related Documents :
25334079 - Slowed intrinsic heart rate is associated with reduced arrhythmic susceptibility in gui...
10402139 - Expression of endothelin in equine laminitis.
25328889 - Normoxic and hyperoxic cardiopulmonary bypass in congenital heart disease.
25452909 - Evaluation and treatment of pump thrombosis and hemolysis.
25453599 - β-adrenergic modulation of myocardial conduction velocity: connexins vs. sodium current.
22432559 - Organ-specific responses to circulatory disturbances in heart failure: new insights.
22942339 - Mineralocorticoid receptor antagonists for heart failure with reduced ejection fraction...
24365689 - Acute coronary syndrome after levamisole-adultered cocaine abuse.
15235959 - The echocardiographic assessment of left ventricular performance during sevoflurane and...
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2014-08-26
Journal Detail:
Title:  Case reports in obstetrics and gynecology     Volume:  2014     ISSN:  2090-6684     ISO Abbreviation:  Case Rep Obstet Gynecol     Publication Date:  2014  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2014-09-23     Completed Date:  2014-09-23     Revised Date:  2014-09-25    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101576454     Medline TA:  Case Rep Obstet Gynecol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  487281     Citation Subset:  -    
Export Citation:
APA/MLA Format     Download EndNote     Download BibTex
MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:

From MEDLINE®/PubMed®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine


Previous Document:  Pediatric HIV Long-Term Nonprogressors.
Next Document:  Waldenström macroglobulinemia in hepatitis C: case report and review of the current literature.