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Echocardiographic findings of congenital absence of the pulmonary valve with tetralogy of Fallot.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  446137     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The characteristic echocardiographic findings for congenital absence of the pulmonary valve with tetralogy of Fallot were described in three patients, whose diagnoses were confirmed by operation and/or autopsy. The abnormal linear echo, which was thought to be derived from the rudimentary pulmonary valve tissue, was recorded anteriorly to the dense echo from the subpulmonary muscle mass. The echocardiographic signs of right ventricular volume overload were associated with overriding of the aorta.
Y Nagai; Y Komatsu; K Nakamura; Y Sato; A Takao
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Chest     Volume:  75     ISSN:  0012-3692     ISO Abbreviation:  Chest     Publication Date:  1979 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1979-08-16     Completed Date:  1979-08-16     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0231335     Medline TA:  Chest     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  481-6     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Pulmonary Valve / abnormalities*
Tetralogy of Fallot / complications,  diagnosis*

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