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Long-Term Survival in an Un-operated Single Ventricle.
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PMID:  22828558     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Single ventricle is a rare and complex congenital heart disease. Neonates with single ventricle have a high mortality. Survival into adulthood is rare without surgical intervention. A case of single ventricle with double inlet and double outlet combined with severe valvular pulmonary stenosis and mitral regurgitation (Grade II) is being reported here. A 36 years old man was admitted for bluish discoloration of lips, tongue and fingers; shortness of breath and recurrent palpitation. His ECG showed atrial fibrillation with fast ventricular rate. Chest X-Ray depicted an enlarged cardiac shadow and right sided pleural effusion. Final diagnosis was made by echocardiogram which demonstrated single ventricle with double inlet and double outlet, severe valvular pulmonary stenosis and mitral regurgitation (Grade II) with good ventricular systolic function.
G K Paul; M S Bari; M A Bari; R C Debnath; R K Majumder; S K Chanda; S R Siddique; T A Khan; M K Khan; M Hossain; M M Islam
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Mymensingh medical journal : MMJ     Volume:  21     ISSN:  1022-4742     ISO Abbreviation:  Mymensingh Med J     Publication Date:  2012 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-07-25     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9601799     Medline TA:  Mymensingh Med J     Country:  Bangladesh    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  543-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Dr Gobinda Kanti Paul, Assistant Professor, Department of Cardiology, Mymensingh Medical College (MMC), Mymensingh, Bangladesh; E-mail:
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