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Cyanosis after kawashima-fontan: hybrid approach to mixing and matching flows.
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PMID:  21958836     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Surgical approaches to a single ventricle with absent infrahepatic segment of the inferior vena cava include a bidirectional Glenn and separate hepatic venous connection to the pulmonary arteries. If sites of insertion into the pulmonary arteries are widely separated, hepatic flow is directed to only one lung. Pulmonary arteriovenous malformations may form in the contralateral lung and result in severe cyanosis. We report a case of resolution of pulmonary arteriovenous malformations after successful rerouting of hepatic venous flow to the hemi-azygous vein in a 16-year-old patient. A dilatable pulmonary artery band reduced cyanosis by limiting flow to the affected lung until resolution of pulmonary arteriovenous malformations.
Larry A Latson; Muhammad A Mumtaz
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Annals of thoracic surgery     Volume:  92     ISSN:  1552-6259     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann. Thorac. Surg.     Publication Date:  2011 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-09-30     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  15030100R     Medline TA:  Ann Thorac Surg     Country:  Netherlands    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  e81-3     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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Copyright © 2011 The Society of Thoracic Surgeons. Published by Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Pediatrics Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio.
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