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Gadolinium-enhanced magnetic resonance angiography of right ventricle to pulmonary artery shunts following Norwood 1 palliation in infants.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15517234     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The classic Norwood I palliation for the treatment of hypoplastic left-heart disease includes an atrial septectomy, neoaorta creation, and a systemic-to-pulmonary artery shunt. The Norwood I palliation has been modified by the use of a right ventricle-to-pulmonary artery shunt instead of a traditional systemic-to-pulmonary artery shunt. Right ventricle-to-pulmonary artery shunts were non-invasively imaged in four infants using gadolinium-enhanced magnetic resonance angiography. Diagnostic MR angiograms were performed in all infants throughout the length of the shunt and were useful in the detection of shunt patency, stenosis, and aneurysm. Associated surgical conduits and shunts were also evaluated. All findings were verified by subsequent conventional angiography or surgery.
S Bruce Greenberg; Jonathan Drummond-Webb
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2004-10-26
Journal Detail:
Title:  Pediatric radiology     Volume:  35     ISSN:  0301-0449     ISO Abbreviation:  Pediatr Radiol     Publication Date:  2005 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-03-17     Completed Date:  2005-07-14     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0365332     Medline TA:  Pediatr Radiol     Country:  Germany    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  186-90     Citation Subset:  IM    
Radiology Department, Arkansas Children's Hospital, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 22 Toulouse Court, Little Rock, AR 72211, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Arteriovenous Shunt, Surgical
Cardiac Surgical Procedures / methods
Constriction, Pathologic / pathology
Gadolinium / diagnostic use*
Heart Ventricles / pathology,  surgery
Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome / pathology,  surgery*
Magnetic Resonance Angiography / methods*
Pulmonary Artery / pathology,  surgery
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