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Plain film diagnosis of common cardiac anomalies in the adult.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  10198650     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Congenital cardiac lesions in the adult have characteristic roentgen patterns that should be recognized by the radiologist. In other instances, abnormalities in the aorta or the position of the organs can indicate the likelihood of associated cardiac anomalies. An increasing number of congenital cardiac patients are surviving into adult life because of successful treatment. Some of the complications of these repairs can be recognized on routine chest films.
Authors:
M G Baron
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Radiologic clinics of North America     Volume:  37     ISSN:  0033-8389     ISO Abbreviation:  Radiol. Clin. North Am.     Publication Date:  1999 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1999-04-27     Completed Date:  1999-04-27     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0123703     Medline TA:  Radiol Clin North Am     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  401-20, vi     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Affiliation:
Division of Thoracic Radiology, Emory University Hospital, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Aorta / abnormalities
Aortography
Heart Defects, Congenital / classification,  radiography*,  surgery
Humans
Radiography, Thoracic
Survival Rate
Treatment Outcome

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