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Evaluation and management of pulmonary atresia with intact ventricular septum.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9932209     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Pulmonary atresia with intact ventricular septum (PA/IVS) is a spectrum of diseases with varying severity of right ventricle hypoplasia and potential for biventricular, univentricular, or hybrid repairs. Pessimistic outcome measures for PA/IVS may give way to optimism with the refinement of early diagnosis and early intervention to encourage right ventricle flow and optimize growth. To this end, PA/IVS has become a focus of innovative interventions (e.g., fetal surgery) and new catheter-based and surgical techniques.
Authors:
D P Bichell
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Current opinion in cardiology     Volume:  14     ISSN:  0268-4705     ISO Abbreviation:  Curr. Opin. Cardiol.     Publication Date:  1999 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1999-06-22     Completed Date:  1999-06-22     Revised Date:  2006-05-04    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8608087     Medline TA:  Curr Opin Cardiol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  60-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Children's Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Child, Preschool
Heart Septum
Heart Ventricles / surgery*
Humans
Incidence
Infant
Infant, Newborn
Prenatal Care / methods
Pulmonary Atresia / diagnosis*,  epidemiology,  physiopathology,  surgery*
United States

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