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Prenatal diagnosis of abnormal course of umbilical vein and ductus venosus agenesis: Report of three cases.
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PMID:  22362124     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
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Ductus venosus connecting the portal and embryonic venous circulation into the inferior vena cava has a crucial role in fetal circulation. The absence of ductus venosus is a rare anomaly, in which the umbilical vein connection to the venous system may be extrahepatic, bypassing the liver or intrahepatic via the portal venous system. We report three cases of ductus venosus agenesis with associated anomalies. In two of them the connection was directly to the right atrium, whereas the umbilical vein drained to the left internal iliac artery in the third case. © 2012 Wiley Periodicals, Inc. J Clin Ultrasound, 2012;
Authors:
Aytul Corbacioglu; Halil Aslan; Hediye Dagdeviren; Yavuz Ceylan
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-2-24
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of clinical ultrasound : JCU     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1097-0096     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2012 Feb 
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Created Date:  2012-2-24     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  0401663     Medline TA:  J Clin Ultrasound     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2012 Wiley Periodicals, Inc.
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Istanbul Kanuni Sultan Suleyman Research and Teaching Hospital Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Istanbul, Turkey.
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