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Double inlet left ventricle.
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PMID:  17897568     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Double inlet left ventricle is a common form of univentricular atrioventricular connection. The clinical presentation is varied depending on associated lesions and the arrangement of great arteries. Management generally involves staging toward the ultimate goal of Fontan palliation. With advances in noninvasive diagnosis, surgical and postoperative care outcomes have significantly improved in the past decade. Most patients with double inlet left ventricle can go to school, play recreationally, and are gainfully employed. Some patients continue to pose difficult and frustrating medical problems, including arrhythmias, ventricular failure, atrioventricular valve insufficiency, subaortic obstruction, protein-losing enteropathy, and plastic bronchitis.
Himeshkumar Vyas; Donald J Hagler
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Current treatment options in cardiovascular medicine     Volume:  9     ISSN:  1092-8464     ISO Abbreviation:  Curr Treat Options Cardiovasc Med     Publication Date:  2007 Oct 
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Created Date:  2007-09-27     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9815942     Medline TA:  Curr Treat Options Cardiovasc Med     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  391-8     Citation Subset:  -    
Donald J. Hagler, MD Division of Pediatric Cardiology and Cardiovascular Diseases, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN, 55905, USA. Hagler@Mayo.Edu.
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