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Prenatal diagnosis of complete atrioventricular septal defect with truncus arteriosus.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17380467     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Truncus arteriosus (TA) is a rare cardiac anomaly constituting less than 1% of all congenital heart defects. Its association with complete atrioventricular septal defect (AVSD) is extremely unusual and only 12 cases diagnosed postnatally or postmortem have been reported so far. We describe the first case of truncus arteriosus with AVSD to be diagnosed prenatally by fetal echocardiography.
Kavitha Chintala; Jody Gurczynski; Sanjeev Aggarwal
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Prenatal diagnosis     Volume:  27     ISSN:  0197-3851     ISO Abbreviation:  Prenat. Diagn.     Publication Date:  2007 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-06-11     Completed Date:  2007-11-09     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8106540     Medline TA:  Prenat Diagn     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  560-2     Citation Subset:  IM    
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(c) 2007 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.
Division of Cardiology, Children's Hospital of Michigan, Wayne State University, Detroit 48201, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Down Syndrome / diagnosis
Heart Septal Defects, Atrial / diagnosis*
Heart Septal Defects, Ventricular / diagnosis*
Infant, Newborn
Pregnancy Outcome
Prenatal Diagnosis*
Truncus Arteriosus, Persistent / diagnosis*

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