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Real time three-dimensional transthoracic echocardiography evaluation in a patient with congenital pulmonary vein stenosis.
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PMID:  20545991     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Although real time three-dimensional transthoracic echocardiography (RD-3DTTE) has been used in children with complex congenital heart diseases, the benefit of RD-3DTTE as a vision of the pulmonary veins still requires further evaluation. We present here, a 3-year-old girl with a stenosis of the left upper pulmonary vein (LUPV). Excellent images were obtained rapidly by RD-3DTTE that successfully visualized the narrowing at the junction of the LUPV. The result was demonstrated by MRI, cardiac catheterization, and operation. RD-3DTTE is a feasible and promising technique in evaluating pulmonary veins in children.
Authors:
Ye Jing-Jing; Xu Wei-ze; Shu Qiang; Li Jian-hua; Liu Xi-Wang; Jiang Guo-ping
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Echocardiography (Mount Kisco, N.Y.)     Volume:  27     ISSN:  1540-8175     ISO Abbreviation:  Echocardiography     Publication Date:  2010 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-11-02     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8511187     Medline TA:  Echocardiography     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  E109-11     Citation Subset:  IM    
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© 2010, the Authors Journal compilation © 2010, Wiley Periodicals, Inc.
Affiliation:
Department of Ultrasonography, The Children's Hospital of Zhejiang University, and Zhejiang Key Laboratory for Diagnosis and Therapy of Neonatal Diseases, Hangzhou 310003, China.
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