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Rare association of tetralogy of Fallot and aortic valve stenosis. Autopsy findings after failed balloon aortic valvuloplasty.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1573775     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We report the case of a neonate with a rare association of tetralogy of Fallot and aortic valve stenosis, who died following percutaneous balloon valvuloplasty. Postmortem examination confirmed a tetralogy of Fallot morphology with a markedly hypoplastic pulmonary tree, hypertrophy of both ventricles, and a thickened and dysplastic aortic valve. Valvuloplasty was not effective despite the presence of a fissure in the cusp. The findings suggest that the left ventricular impairment and associated anomalies, with or without a dysplastic valve may contribute to the failure of balloon valvuloplasty in neonates with critical aortic valve stenosis.
Authors:
T Ino; K Yabuta; R Okada
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Japanese heart journal     Volume:  33     ISSN:  0021-4868     ISO Abbreviation:  Jpn Heart J     Publication Date:  1992 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1992-06-04     Completed Date:  1992-06-04     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0401175     Medline TA:  Jpn Heart J     Country:  JAPAN    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  125-30     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Pediatrics, Juntendo University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Aortic Valve Stenosis / complications*,  congenital,  pathology,  therapy
Balloon Dilatation*
Humans
Infant, Newborn
Male
Tetralogy of Fallot / complications*,  pathology

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