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Plain chest radiographic changes of the absent pulmonary valve syndrome.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8130996     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The plain chest radiographs of 40 patients with the absent pulmonary valve syndrome in association with tetralogy of Fallot have been reviewed. The conventional frontal projection showed characteristic changes of massively dilated central pulmonary arteries with normal peripheral markings in all patients (100%). Lobar hyperinflation was present in a significant proportion of the infant group (38%) which in a smaller group can be a complication requiring surgery in addition to that for the cardiac malformation.
C M Owens; P Rees; M Elliot; D Shaw
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The British journal of radiology     Volume:  67     ISSN:  0007-1285     ISO Abbreviation:  Br J Radiol     Publication Date:  1994 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1994-04-20     Completed Date:  1994-04-20     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0373125     Medline TA:  Br J Radiol     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  248-51     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Department of Radiology, Hospitals for Sick Children, London, UK.
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MeSH Terms
Cardiomegaly / radiography
Infant, Newborn
Pulmonary Valve / abnormalities*,  pathology,  radiography

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