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Hemitruncus arteriosus: cardiac magnetic resonance angiography findings.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22985459     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Hemitruncus arteriosus (HA) is an uncommon congenital cardiac malformation in which one pulmonary artery branch originates from the ascending aorta. A 2-month-old male was referred to our hospital for failure to thrive, cyanosis, and tachypnea. A chest radiograph demonstrated moderate cardiomegaly and peribronchial thickening. Echocardiography demonstrated right atrial and ventricular enlargement and increased gradient (25 mm Hg) in the right pulmonary artery. Cardiac magnetic resonance angiography was performed and clearly revealed typical imaging findings of a right HA which had complex cardiac and vascular anatomy. This case report presents cardiac magnetic resonance angiography findings of HA.
Authors:
Mustafa Koplay; Cengiz Erol; Yahya Paksoy; Emine Uysal; Derya Arslan; Bulent Oran
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2012-02-20
Journal Detail:
Title:  Congenital heart disease     Volume:  7     ISSN:  1747-0803     ISO Abbreviation:  Congenit Heart Dis     Publication Date:  2012 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-09-18     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101256510     Medline TA:  Congenit Heart Dis     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  E66-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
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© 2012 Wiley Periodicals, Inc.
Affiliation:
Departments of Radiology Pediatric Cardiology, Selcuklu Medical Faculty, Selcuk University, Konya, Turkey.
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